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Daily Mail
Margaret's down-earth daughter Sarah has been thrust into spotlightappeared in around a dozen films and TV programmes, often period dramas based o
Margaret's down-earth daughter Sarah has been thrust into spotlight
Daily Mail / Posted 23 minutes ago
appeared in around a dozen films and TV programmes, often period dramas based on the novels of W. Somerset Maugham or Charles Dickens. He soon gave up his acting career, however, to focus on painting, a passion shared with Sarah. Together he... Read more
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Evening Standard
David Mitchell and Robert Webb to reunite for new Channel 4 sitcomliterary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
David Mitchell and Robert Webb to reunite for new Channel 4 sitcom
Evening Standard / Posted 9 hours ago
literary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC/Neal Street Productions/Sophie Mutevelian Charles Dickens' most famous characters collide in this historical soap ITV's British western set in the wilds of... Read more
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Evening Standard
James Martin makes This Morning debut as he eyes regular roleliterary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
James Martin makes This Morning debut as he eyes regular role
Evening Standard / Posted 10 hours ago
literary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC/Neal Street Productions/Sophie Mutevelian Charles Dickens' most famous characters collide in this historical soap ITV's British western set in the wilds of... Read more
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Evening Standard
Perdita Weeks says there is no rivalry with her sister Honeysuckleliterary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
Perdita Weeks says there is no rivalry with her sister Honeysuckle
Evening Standard / Posted 12 hours ago
literary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC/Neal Street Productions/Sophie Mutevelian Charles Dickens' most famous characters collide in this historical soap ITV's British western set in the wilds of... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Ascott Invests £52 Million In Prime London Propertyprime cultural and culinary hubs, and home to several influential authors and a
Ascott Invests £52 Million In Prime London Property
Hospitality Net / Posted 13 hours ago
prime cultural and culinary hubs, and home to several influential authors and artistes over the centuries. These include Charles Dickens, Dame Gracie Fields, George Orwell and Charlie Chaplin. Filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock also began his career at a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
In-form Schofield has Dickens of a timeIT was the best of times, it was the worst of times. This famous phrase taken f
In-form Schofield has Dickens of a time
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
IT was the best of times, it was the worst of times. This famous phrase taken from the opening paragraph of the Charles Dickens novel A Tale Of Two Cities sums up jockey Glyn Schofield’s season. Schofield has ridden five Group 1 winners, his best... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
The Next JK Rowling? Step forward Glaswegian fantasy writer Martin StewartPenguin Books offer giddy comparisons to such successful writers as Neil Gaiman
The Next JK Rowling? Step forward Glaswegian fantasy writer Martin Stewart
EveningTimes Online / Posted 18 hours ago
Penguin Books offer giddy comparisons to such successful writers as Neil Gaiman, Patrick Ness, Philip Pullman and even Charles Dickens. He was given a deal on the basis of just a 2000-word short story that became the opening chapter of the... Read more
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express
Amadeus actor Simon Callow: My six best booksView. SIMON CALLOW is the actor known for his appearances in the films Amadeus
Amadeus actor Simon Callow: My six best books
express / Posted 23 hours ago
View. SIMON CALLOW is the actor known for his appearances in the films Amadeus and Room With A View NICHOLAS NICKLEBY by Charles Dickens Penguin Classics, £8.99 Apart from its intrinsic energy and vivacity, this stretches across the whole... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
How well do you know St George's Hall appearances on screen over the years?all. So impressive is the hall (which was so diverse in its use, a murder tria
How well do you know St George's Hall appearances on screen over the years?
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
all. So impressive is the hall (which was so diverse in its use, a murder trial could be taking place at one end while Charles Dickens gave readings to a penny-paying crowd at the other) that it has always attracted film-makers who want to give... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
The scene is set for a hikeabout getting the blood flowing pushes out negativity. And it will help you con
The scene is set for a hike
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
about getting the blood flowing pushes out negativity. And it will help you concentrate, as well as stir your imagination. (Charles Dickens created many of the most memorable fictional characters in history. He also never walked fewer than 12 miles... Read more
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Slate
Toward a Historical Theory of the Bad Dad and HusbandI’m exhausted) and mental. The social privileges that let Tolstoy’s work blosso
Toward a Historical Theory of the Bad Dad and Husband
Slate / Posted yesterday
I’m exhausted) and mental. The social privileges that let Tolstoy’s work blossom had their inverse in Sofia. Likewise, Charles Dickens’ treatment of his first wife, the former Catherine Hogarth, whom he dumped for a teenager after Catherine... Read more
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Evening Standard
Grange Hill and Minder actor Mark Farmer dies aged 53literary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
Grange Hill and Minder actor Mark Farmer dies aged 53
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
literary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC/Neal Street Productions/Sophie Mutevelian Charles Dickens' most famous characters collide in this historical soap ITV's British western set in the wilds of... Read more
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Evening Standard
James Martin 'touched' by reaction to Saturday Kitchen departureliterary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
James Martin 'touched' by reaction to Saturday Kitchen departure
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
literary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC/Neal Street Productions/Sophie Mutevelian Charles Dickens' most famous characters collide in this historical soap ITV's British western set in the wilds of... Read more
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London SE1
Education secretary praises ‘brilliant’ Charles Dickens SchoolAt education questions this week, Bermondsey & Old Southwark Labour MP Neil Coy
Education secretary praises ‘brilliant’ Charles Dickens School
London SE1 / Posted 2 days ago
At education questions this week, Bermondsey & Old Southwark Labour MP Neil Coyle asked: "Charles Dickens Primary School is an outstanding foundation primary school in my constituency, which, along with the London Borough of Southwark, rightly has... Read more
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Evening Standard
David Bowie sent Cillian Murphy a Peaky Blinders photo ahead of deathliterary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
David Bowie sent Cillian Murphy a Peaky Blinders photo ahead of death
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
literary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC/Neal Street Productions/Sophie Mutevelian Charles Dickens' most famous characters collide in this historical soap ITV's British western set in the wilds of... Read more
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Evening Standard
Gillian Jacobs: Romance was scant - so I tried to meet men on trainsliterary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
Gillian Jacobs: Romance was scant - so I tried to meet men on trains
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
literary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC/Neal Street Productions/Sophie Mutevelian Charles Dickens' most famous characters collide in this historical soap ITV's British western set in the wilds of... Read more
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The Border Mail
You want more? Oliver! satisfies your fillBorder cast brings Charles Dickens classic tale to the stage CLASSIC TALE: Leo
You want more? Oliver! satisfies your fill
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Border cast brings Charles Dickens classic tale to the stage CLASSIC TALE: Leon Walsh (Fagin) and Kobey Hudec (Oliver) team up for Oliver!, which opens on Thursday at The Albury Entertainment Centre. There will be performances on Friday and... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Nature & You: Which is the real state wildflower?With apologies to author Charles Dickens, the topic of this week’s nature artic
Nature & You: Which is the real state wildflower?
The Oklahoman / Posted 3 days ago
With apologies to author Charles Dickens, the topic of this week’s nature article is “A Tale of Two Cities” ... er ... I mean, “... of Two Flowers.” A couple of common spring wildflowers are both bedecked with an orange-colored blossom, and each... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Steampunk Festival celebrates industrial heritageat the Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market St., where vi
Steampunk Festival celebrates industrial heritage
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
at the Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market St., where visitors can have their photo taken with Charles Dickens at a green-screen photo booth. Come in costume to participate in a contest for a cash prize. Next, take a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Why the federal budget is not home economicspriorities and the constraints on your purse are different. But constraint shou
Why the federal budget is not home economics
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
priorities and the constraints on your purse are different. But constraint shouldn't mean misery; quite the opposite. As Charles Dickens wrote in David Copperfield: "Annual income 20 pounds, annual expenditure 19 (pounds) 19 (shillings) and... Read more
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Evening Standard
Bafta-winning writer calls for more diversity behind the cameraliterary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
Bafta-winning writer calls for more diversity behind the camera
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
literary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC/Neal Street Productions/Sophie Mutevelian Charles Dickens' most famous characters collide in this historical soap ITV's British western set in the wilds of... Read more
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The Economic Times
All you need to know about mobile-first publishing startup JuggernautSunny Leone is the new Charles Dickens. Do not get me wrong: the actor is not w
All you need to know about mobile-first publishing startup Juggernaut
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
Sunny Leone is the new Charles Dickens. Do not get me wrong: the actor is not writing a novel about a poor orphaned child in Lokhandwala. But much like Dickens in 19th century, Leone is writing serialised fiction. If instalments of Dickens' novels... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Shakespeare plus 400 years: All the world's his stagesticking place, and we'll not fail." Timeless. In 1864, during the 300th anniv
Shakespeare plus 400 years: All the world's his stage
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
sticking place, and we'll not fail." Timeless. In 1864, during the 300th anniversary celebration of Shakespeare's birth, Charles Dickens remarked on the vivid characters the Bard created: "We meet on this day to celebrate the birthday of a vast... Read more
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Gulf News
If Shakespeare was writing today, he’d be a crime writera rest. The writers had to ensure the audience came back after each break, just
If Shakespeare was writing today, he’d be a crime writer
Gulf News / Posted 6 days ago
a rest. The writers had to ensure the audience came back after each break, just as three centuries later, when the likes of Charles Dickens, Alexandre Dumas and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle were writing serialised fiction and had to end on a cliffhanger... Read more
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Providence Business News
A tale of two cities: Portland, Providenceus look at the numbers and compare the current situation in Portland versus Pro
A tale of two cities: Portland, Providence
Providence Business News / Posted 6 days ago
us look at the numbers and compare the current situation in Portland versus Providence. To quote from the novel of Charles Dickens, it is "A Tale of Two Cities." Today in Providence the current Class A office space vacancy rate stands at... Read more
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/Film
Del Toro's Bleak House Exhibit to Travel the WorldLabyrinth and Crimson Peak director builded a second house for himself, known a
Del Toro's Bleak House Exhibit to Travel the World
/Film / Posted 7 days ago
Labyrinth and Crimson Peak director builded a second house for himself, known as both the man cave and, inspired by the Charles Dickens‘ novel, the “Bleak House.” Del Toro has shared videos and images from the Bleak House in the past, but now... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Maryport couple buy Silloth hotelbought and restored the Golden Lion Hotel in Maryport and also run a local news
Maryport couple buy Silloth hotel
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
bought and restored the Golden Lion Hotel in Maryport and also run a local newsagents. The Golden Lion, once visited by Charles Dickens, was once an iconic building in Maryport before it fell almost into ruin. Mr Cueto, who was born and bred in... Read more
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International Business Times
Shakespeare 400th anniversary: Russia celebrates British literature for the very first time this year. Their State Tretyakov Gallery will also feat
Shakespeare 400th anniversary: Russia celebrates British literature
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
for the very first time this year. Their State Tretyakov Gallery will also feature some of the portraits of Isaac Newton, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth I, along with Shakespeare. And likewise, London's National Portrait Gallery will present Russian... Read more
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Times News
Tigers edge Palmerton“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” This opening line of Ch
Tigers edge Palmerton
Times News / Posted 8 days ago
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” This opening line of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities becomes the adopted mantra of both Northwestern and Palmerton softball and the way their seasons have gone thus far. The inconsistency... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Forged By Fire“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” Those famous words, made
Forged By Fire
The Jewish Press / Posted 8 days ago
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” Those famous words, made immortal by the incomparable Charles Dickens, perfectly encapsulated my experiences during my very first Pesach as a newly married woman. On the one hand, I was still... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The Oscar-winning director of 'Gravity' explains the lesson he learned from his biggest failurePotter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," is not shy when it comes to his older film
The Oscar-winning director of 'Gravity' explains the lesson he learned from his biggest failure
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," is not shy when it comes to his older film "Great Expectations," the adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel. "I think it’s a complete failed film," Alfonso Cuarón said during a conversation with Oscar-winning... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The Oscar-winning director of 'Gravity' explains the lesson he learned from his biggest failurePotter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," is not shy when it comes to his older film
The Oscar-winning director of 'Gravity' explains the lesson he learned from his biggest failure
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," is not shy when it comes to his older film "Great Expectations," the adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel. "I think it’s a complete failed film," Alfonso Cuarón said during a conversation with Oscar-winning... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow and London Exchange Treasured Portraitsinfluential British figures. Among the loaned treasures are portraits of Queen
Moscow and London Exchange Treasured Portraits
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
influential British figures. Among the loaned treasures are portraits of Queen Elizabeth I, Oliver Cromwell, Isaac Newton, Charles Dickens and other eminent individuals who form an integral part of British heritage. These paintings have also been... Read more
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Philly.com
'Downton' creator Julian Fellowes serializing new novel 'Belgravia' via podcastthe 19th-century setting of the novel. That was when serialized novels were the
'Downton' creator Julian Fellowes serializing new novel 'Belgravia' via podcast
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
the 19th-century setting of the novel. That was when serialized novels were the craze, a practice often associated with Charles Dickens and novels such as his Pickwick Papers. "Many of the great novelists of the 19th century were first... Read more
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heraldscotland
The Checklist: 11 things to do in Scotland this weekendrockers, Super Furry Animals. Tickets are priced £39.75-£79.45 for Glasgow and
The Checklist: 11 things to do in Scotland this weekend
heraldscotland / Posted 8 days ago
rockers, Super Furry Animals. Tickets are priced £39.75-£79.45 for Glasgow and £47.50 for Aberdeen. 6 An Audience with Charles Dickens The Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen, until August 14 One for lovers of classic literature,... Read more
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Philly.com
Starting Neuvirth provides a spark in Flyers' winback was against the Boston Bruins in 2010. They then went all the way to the S
Starting Neuvirth provides a spark in Flyers' win
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
back was against the Boston Bruins in 2010. They then went all the way to the Stanley Cup finals. In A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens wrote: "It was the spring of hope. It was the winter of despair. We had everything before us. We had nothing... Read more
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Variety
How Alfonso Cuaron Went Back to Scratch to Rekindle His Career After ‘Great Expectations’Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday, Cuarón and Lubezki dismissed 1998’s “Great
How Alfonso Cuaron Went Back to Scratch to Rekindle His Career After ‘Great Expectations’
Variety / Posted 8 days ago
Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday, Cuarón and Lubezki dismissed 1998’s “Great Expectations,” a modernized retelling of the Charles Dickens novel, as a black mark on their resumes. “I think it’s a complete failed film,” said Cuarón, while Lubezki... Read more
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Londonist
Things You Didn't Know About Charles Dickens's WifeWe all know about Charles Dickens, but what about his long-suffering wife Cathe
Things You Didn't Know About Charles Dickens's Wife
Londonist / Posted 9 days ago
We all know about Charles Dickens, but what about his long-suffering wife Catherine? Ahead of a new exhibition about Mrs Dickens at the Charles Dickens Museum, curator Louisa Price spills the beans on 'the Other Dickens'. Joanna Scanlan playing... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Why sport needs more stories like Eddie the Eagleyarns over fiction for a very simple reason. That is when you are reading a mas
Why sport needs more stories like Eddie the Eagle
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
yarns over fiction for a very simple reason. That is when you are reading a masterpiece like Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, there is, nevertheless, a little voice that whispers to you ... this didn't actually happen ... there was no... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
CSB honors those who are ‘rising up’Gilbert was keynote speaker and told of his upbringing in the foster care syste
CSB honors those who are ‘rising up’
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
Gilbert was keynote speaker and told of his upbringing in the foster care system of Indiana. "It was something out of Charles Dickens," Gilbert said about his upbringing of poverty and hunger. The Akron attorney said he credited a Trumbull... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Student transfers after heartbreaking omelette disaster Cassandra Cassidy Published 1 hour ago If Charles Dickens went to Chapel Hill
Student transfers after heartbreaking omelette disaster
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 9 days ago
Cassandra Cassidy Published 1 hour ago If Charles Dickens went to Chapel Hill, he would find solace in Rams Dining Hall on a Sunday morning. It's the best of times, and it's the worst... Read more
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Zero Hedge
A Tale Of Two Fundraisers - Clinton Vs Sandersnoisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in t
A Tale Of Two Fundraisers - Clinton Vs Sanders
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. – Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities By now, most of you will have heard about political oligarch Hillary Clinton’s pair of... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Scott MacCracken: A man of many songs (and jobs)wine business and continued singing.” The New York experience, while short-liv
Scott MacCracken: A man of many songs (and jobs)
The Aspen Times / Posted 11 days ago
wine business and continued singing.” The New York experience, while short-lived, allowed MacCracken to take a role as Charles Dickens, one of his more satisfying character portrayals. “He was such a social activist, very important,”... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Ken Burns’ new documentary about Jackie Robinson is on DVD this weekMay 6.) “A Tale of Two Cities” (Shout!, 1980). This lavishly produced, effecti
Ken Burns’ new documentary about Jackie Robinson is on DVD this week
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 11 days ago
May 6.) “A Tale of Two Cities” (Shout!, 1980). This lavishly produced, effectively realized British adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic crams a lot of the book into three hours. Chris Sarandon stars as both the French aristocrat and the... Read more
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Londonist
8 Foods Named After Londonknown as London broil. So London broil is the only item on our list that didn’
8 Foods Named After London
Londonist / Posted 11 days ago
known as London broil. So London broil is the only item on our list that didn’t originate in London, right? Not so fast. Charles Dickens mentions a London steak in The Country Gentleman’s Magazine in 1868. In language so evocative it would make a... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Scott MacCracken: A many of many songs (and jobs)wine business and continued singing.” The New York experience, while short-liv
Scott MacCracken: A many of many songs (and jobs)
The Aspen Times / Posted 11 days ago
wine business and continued singing.” The New York experience, while short-lived, allowed MacCracken to take a role as Charles Dickens, one of his more satisfying character portrayals. “He was such a social activist, very important,”... Read more
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The Age
A tale of two brains is more fiction than factto brain theory, learning maths is the province of left-brained people. Photo:
A tale of two brains is more fiction than fact
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
to brain theory, learning maths is the province of left-brained people. Photo: Nic Walker The famous opening sentence in Charles Dickens' 1859 novel, A Tale of Two Cities, 'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The bard of avonmain attraction for millions yearly and which has also been visited by other fa
The bard of avon
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
main attraction for millions yearly and which has also been visited by other famous writers like John Keats, Thomas Hardy, Charles Dickens, and Walter Scott. A visit to William Shakespeare’s house is a major source of tourist revenue for the... Read more
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The Columbian
Cats at work in businesses around Clark Countycustomers. Or, rather, they were greeting him with hugs and by stroking his tri
Cats at work in businesses around Clark County
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
customers. Or, rather, they were greeting him with hugs and by stroking his tricolored fur. Meanwhile, Dickens — as in Charles Dickens — hid behind a bookshelf. “It’s just a comforting thing,” said Becky Milner. There’s something about a quiet... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Walking the walk for 'orphans'of serving the orphan population," she says. "Orphan" is a word that might seem
Walking the walk for 'orphans'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
of serving the orphan population," she says. "Orphan" is a word that might seem better suited to the poor streets of Charles Dickens' time. "Wards of the state" is today's softer terminology. "But that really is what they are," she says,... Read more
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