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You are so right, Miss Austen!

A Review of Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey contains one of my favourite literary quotations. In the words of her heroine, ‘… the quarrels of popes and kings, with wars and pestilences, in every page; the men all so good for nothing, and hardly any women at all – it is very tiresome .. 395 more words

Writing And Publishing

To Boldly Go (3)

Sci-fi finds new inspiration and a new audience

The film collaboration between Arthur C Clarke and Stanley Kubrick in 1968 was a landmark in the history of science fiction cinema. 1,159 more words


It's all in the DNA!

The Seven Daughters of Eve

Bryan Sykes’s book is one that bears reading a second and even a third time. It is the story of mitochondrial DNA. 532 more words