The first installment of Charles Dickens’s first novel, The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club on this date in 1836. Dickens was asked to write a series of “sketches” to go with illustrations by Robert Seymour, whose work was already well known. 154 more words
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Many times profound statements and observations are buried within the serious and the dramatic; the comedic and the lighthearted get dismissed as simple entertainment with not much substance. 592 more words
For Old Times Sake…..
Georgette Heyer (1959) The Unknown Ajax, Heinemann
Surely the literary world is richer because of the humble Garage Sale. In embracing the tenet of: pass it on, the Garage Sale may not add to royalties but it certainly gets people reading. 273 more words