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We know what you’re thinking...a reading retreat? Is this really a thing? Can I take time off from work, pack up all those books piling up on the bedside table, head to somewhere quiet and secluded - and tell people I’m going on retreat? Yes, we’re delighted to say, absolutely. In fact, for many years, Bill Gates went into seclusion for what he called "Think Weeks" - family, friends and Microsoft employees were banned from his retreat, and he used the time to reflect and read books he had set aside. Word has it he still schedules getaways twice a year to catch up on reading. If the thought of slipping away for a literary break appeals (yes please!) here are seven fabulous destinations to inspire.

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