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Senate House, University of London
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The novel opens in London, capital of the United Kingdom.



St Merryn's hospital, located in west London, is fictional.

The University of London is spread across the city.  Senate House is located in Bloomsbury, and was the inspiration for George Orwell's Ministry of Fear in Nineteen Eighty-Four.