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One critic said, “I defy anyone from getting a lump in the throat on the first reading.” Gallico moved from his native New York to the idyllic English seaside village of Salcombe in Devon, where he used to dictate his writing to his assistant, who would type into manuscript that same evening.
The last year has been a tricky time for millions of people across the country. From strict lockdown measures to restrictions put on our social lives, the challenges of the pandemic have been difficult to overcome.
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice: an ironic, deep and sometimes cynical portrait of an appearance-centered and profoundly patriarchal society.
On a cold, wet, rainy autumn day, there’s no better feeling than hibernating indoors and curling up with a good book. So we've asked our brand ambassador, Charlie Edwards-Freshwater of @thebookboy, to recommend his top five classic comfort reads for autumn. Grab a blanket, a hot cup of tea and put your feet up with one of Charlie's favourite cosy and comforting novels...
Thomas Miller’s “John’s Adventures - A Tale of Old England”, written in 1897, follows young John’s adventures in a rural setting. He loses his way through woodlands, meets very suspicious people, and finds himself living in the wild, hoping to be reunited with his family.
Joe Lampton seeks desperately to rise from poverty into the oh-so-attractive world of wealth and privilege. Handsome and intelligent, he believes he has found a way to get everything he ever wanted as he pursues Susan, the beautiful young daughter of a wealthy factory owner. However, he is presented with a dilemma after he falls in love with Alice, an older married woman.
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