Most evocative British setting?
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Before I moved up to Northamptonshire, my stamping ground was Middlesex and Surrey, so Three Men in a Boat always amuses me and brings back strong memories of riverside pubs I have known and loved.
As far as London's concerned, where I come from originally, it's non-fiction like that of Peter Ackroyd that so captures the essence of that teeming city.
For me the most evocative sense of place is from the Hound of the Baskervilles - clearly the Moor is Dartmoor. Then it's the Kent marshes in Great Expectations (my childhood 'countryside') and a small coastal village in Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood. Then there's the moor in Wuthering Heights, which is so integral to the plot.
In non-fiction it's Henry Mayhew's Londoners' voices: they were the city, after all. I like Ackroyd because he writes with passion about London. I also like Colin McInnes' series of 'reportage' on the Jazz scene in the '50s; they're authentic in a way I haven't often seen.
D.H. Lawrence on Nottinghamshire - more "obsession with place" than "sense of...", perhaps?
J.B. Priestley on Bradford, in various disguises - the warm, fluffy view of the industrial North.
Oranges are not the only fruit for a very evocative, but decidedly eccentric, take on East Lancs in the 1970s.