Ever wondered where some of your favorite authors grew up? Last week Flavorwire investigated the childhood homes of twenty famous writers. Looking through the collection, it’s entertaining to imagine how each one might have spent their formative years, and how their respective neighborhoods, from the Cornish countryside to the deep South, might have influenced their writing. Certainly, from some of the stories that accompany these old buildings it’s plain to see that personalities–and possibly writing styles–are formed at a young age.
Below is a small sample. The full list can be found here.