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The Sun Also Rises Setting

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Setting

Paris

The novel opens in Paris, France, which is home to Jake and several of the other characters. The city is bustling and modern, filled with cafes, bars, and dancing clubs where the expatriates spend a great deal of their time. It serves as a sharp contrast to the earthiness of Pamplona and the book's other settings.

Pamplona

Much of the novel takes place in Pamplona, Spain, where the characters travel for the annual festival of San Fermin. The town is small, yet filled with people and color during the fiesta. The town's centerpiece is the bullring where the fiesta's main events take place.

San Sebastian

San Sebastian is a small town in Spain where Jake goes after the fiesta. It is a peaceful oasis after the excitement and crowds of the festival.

Bayonne

Bayonne is a small city in France in which Jake spends a bit of time before and after the fiesta.

Burguete

Burguete is a small town in Spain where Jake and Bill go fishing.

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