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Oliver Twist

Because everyone loves Oliver Twist, right? 

Just one of those things you know you have to read during your lifetime but never actually get around to reading.  256 more words

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curious cabinets

The Memory Palace, a new book by Edward Hollis continues on roughly the same theme as his previous book The Secret Life of Buildings… 325 more words

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On 1st May 2014, Birkbeck’s Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies will begin a project to read Dickens’s final completed novel, … 220 more words

Books

The Rant of Edwin Drood, Chapter 4

Previously, on The Mystery of Edwin Drood

  • The mysterious Pussy was revealed to be, in fact, Miss Rosa Bud.
  • Edwin Drood took Rosa on a date.
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Charles Dickens

Lecture: Dickens Travels to Rome

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Charles Dickens is not known as a classical scholar and he sometimes got his facts wrong! Indeed nineteenth century scholars of the novel often insist that it was modern, not ancient, Europe which interested him. 169 more words

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The Invisible Woman

Looks compelling. This has to be seen. Hehe..

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Hello Spring!

I’m not even going to look at the date of my last entry. It’ll be too depressing.

So, ahem…Hello?

Winter and Spring in the world of teaching always, ALWAYS seems to be beyond stressful and time-consuming. 368 more words

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