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Bankers and hedge fund managers (who do nothing that can be understood) gather in more money than can be imagined, yet the work of authors (who give delight, or knowledge, or consolation) is rewarded on average with little more than 40% of the national median earnings: that’s £11,000.
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I have to admit, this fairy tale didn’t really do it for me. It’s a strange little tale.
The Boy Who Left Home To Find Out About The Shivers… 157 more words
The next fairy tale in my Philip Pullman collection of Grimm Tales was the fable-esque The Cat And The Mouse Set Up House.
The Cat And The Mouse Set Up House… 133 more words
Oxford is a city full of stories. This is something acknowledged in the intensely rich Lyra’s Oxford; a short story with Other Things written by Philip Pullman. 623 more words
In ‘Novel Writing, a Writers’ and Artists’ Companion’ Philip Pullman says, ‘Don’t make plans. A plan is not a map, it’s a straitjacket. Your imagination needs the freedom to roam wherever it wants to go, and if you constrain it the book will suffer.’ 118 more words