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Daily Mirror
That's a turn up for the books - Strange facts about writers and their worksCharles’s wife, and she was riding the wave of an immensely popular and lucrati
That's a turn up for the books - Strange facts about writers and their works
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 hours ago
Charles’s wife, and she was riding the wave of an immensely popular and lucrative new genre: the cookbook. Apparently Charles Dickens was partial to a bit of cheese and preferred to end a meal with cheese on toast. Herman Melville Moby Dick... Read more
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Pendle Today
How Lancashire inspired the greats of British literaturebehind these classics was influenced and inspired by the towns and cities of La
How Lancashire inspired the greats of British literature
Pendle Today / Posted 12 hours ago
behind these classics was influenced and inspired by the towns and cities of Lancashire. Louise Busfield reports Author Charles Dickens visited Preston in 1854 and it was during his time in Lancashire he wrote his famous novel Hard Times. It... Read more
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Evening Standard
Amanda Knox slams ‘terrible monster’ tag as she unveils new Meredith Kercher Netflix documentaryliterary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
Amanda Knox slams ‘terrible monster’ tag as she unveils new Meredith Kercher Netflix documentary
Evening Standard / Posted 19 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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KESQ Palm Springs
September 26The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage mu
September 26
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage musical of the same name, which was based on Charles Dickens' novel "Oliver Twist," the movie would go on to earn 11 Academy Award nominations, winning six, including... Read more
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Evening Standard
Reggie Yates: There are no other young black men like me on tellyliterary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
Reggie Yates: There are no other young black men like me on telly
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
Dominic West: I know Kama Sutra by heart after all my sex scenesliterary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
Dominic West: I know Kama Sutra by heart after all my sex scenes
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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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
September 26The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage mu
September 26
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 3 days ago
The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage musical of the same name, which was based on Charles Dickens' novel "Oliver Twist," the movie would go on to earn 11 Academy Award nominations, winning six, including... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Working together towards a common goal at Holy Cross'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.' That phrase from Charles
Working together towards a common goal at Holy Cross
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.' That phrase from Charles Dickens' novel 'A Tale of Two Cities' was real life for one mother of three, and her name is Connie MacDonald. After 17 years she quit her job in the accounting world... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
September 26The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage mu
September 26
KTXS Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage musical of the same name, which was based on Charles Dickens' novel "Oliver Twist," the movie would go on to earn 11 Academy Award nominations, winning six, including... Read more
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KECI Missoula
September 26The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage mu
September 26
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage musical of the same name, which was based on Charles Dickens' novel "Oliver Twist," the movie would go on to earn 11 Academy Award nominations, winning six, including... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
September 26The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage mu
September 26
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 days ago
The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage musical of the same name, which was based on Charles Dickens' novel "Oliver Twist," the movie would go on to earn 11 Academy Award nominations, winning six, including... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
September 26The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage mu
September 26
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 4 days ago
The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage musical of the same name, which was based on Charles Dickens' novel "Oliver Twist," the movie would go on to earn 11 Academy Award nominations, winning six, including... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
September 26The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage mu
September 26
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
The movie musical "Oliver!" premieres in London, England. Based on the stage musical of the same name, which was based on Charles Dickens' novel "Oliver Twist," the movie would go on to earn 11 Academy Award nominations, winning six, including... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
What does Trump's rise mean for celebrity politics?of our time. The modern celebrity has existed as two personalities: one being
What does Trump's rise mean for celebrity politics?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
of our time. The modern celebrity has existed as two personalities: one being the undeniable talents such as Charles Dickens, and the other being those famous for being famous – like the young Oscar Wilde, who toured the US as a cause... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Byo: The death of a once thriving cityMonday replete with dark, none-rain-bearing clouds reminiscent of the misery of
Byo: The death of a once thriving city
New Zimbabwe / Posted 5 days ago
Monday replete with dark, none-rain-bearing clouds reminiscent of the misery of cold dreary winter days. I was reminded of Charles Dickens’ Bleak House, from my days at Mzilikazi High School. This unusual weather extremity was as an unnatural and... Read more
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USA Today
Four tasty mysteries and thrillers for fallnew reads. Knopf, 333 pp. ***½ out of four stars For sheer joyful fertility
Four tasty mysteries and thrillers for fall
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
new reads. Knopf, 333 pp. ***½ out of four stars For sheer joyful fertility of invention, the American writer closest to Charles Dickens might be Carl Hiaasen, Florida’s resident master of the sunburnt caper. Neither can help himself. Running... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Mark Cuban on Donald Trump - It's Fascinating!idea that some people were pouring billions of dollars into. Was it the best of
Mark Cuban on Donald Trump - It's Fascinating!
The Auto Channel / Posted 7 days ago
idea that some people were pouring billions of dollars into. Was it the best of times or the worst of times, to paraphrase Charles Dickens? Well, it was the time when financial advisors proudly shouted "Profits don't matter, experience is... Read more
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Gazette News
Derelict bus depot to host electro pop band and light installation this weekendjust about make out from the white facade that surrounds those doors the sense
Derelict bus depot to host electro pop band and light installation this weekend
Gazette News / Posted 7 days ago
just about make out from the white facade that surrounds those doors the sense of that theatre. It is reported that in 1849 Charles Dickens performed one of his electrifying readings in this very theatre. What a night that must’ve been. Packed to... Read more
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Evening Standard
The Affair's Ruth Wilson on sex, nudity and the motherhood dilemmaliterary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
The Affair's Ruth Wilson on sex, nudity and the motherhood dilemma
Evening Standard / Posted 8 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 Borneo Post
Tourism earned RM6 bln last year – STBof their attentions. Instead of focusing on issues that are beyond their contr
Tourism earned RM6 bln last year – STB
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
of their attentions. Instead of focusing on issues that are beyond their control in life, Joniston quoted let’s like what Charles Dickens once said, ”Reflect upon our present blessings, of which every man has many, not on our past misfortunes, of... Read more
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Evening Standard
Ruth Wilson: ‘We face misogyny from women as much as men’literary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
Ruth Wilson: ‘We face misogyny from women as much as men’
Evening Standard / Posted 9 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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Detroit Free Press
Colorful lawyer Robert Mitchell influenced generationssaid juries loved Mr. Mitchell because of his warmth and humor, although he was
Colorful lawyer Robert Mitchell influenced generations
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
said juries loved Mr. Mitchell because of his warmth and humor, although he was serious when need be. “He was a Charles Dickens character in the courtroom and outside,” Hall said. “He had a voice that if you were at the North Pole and no... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
Downton Abbey star set for A Christmas Carol reading at Knebworth Housereading at Knebworth House An actor who has appeared in Downton Abbey and The
Downton Abbey star set for A Christmas Carol reading at Knebworth House
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 11 days ago
reading at Knebworth House An actor who has appeared in Downton Abbey and The Durrells will give a special reading of Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol at Knebworth House this winter. Actor Jeremy Swift will read A Christmas Carol at... Read more
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NBC News
New Penguin Classic 'The Story of Hong Gildong,' is More Than Korean 'Robin Hood'to its quality to some, but the greatest works of literature came out of the ha
New Penguin Classic 'The Story of Hong Gildong,' is More Than Korean 'Robin Hood'
NBC News / Posted 11 days ago
to its quality to some, but the greatest works of literature came out of the hands of commoners for the purpose of profit. Charles Dickens, for example. Shakespeare. Are there any other revelations you came across when researching for the... Read more
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Londonist
London's Best Museum Gardensyour time of year carefully, you may even see kiwi fruits being grown. Behind
London's Best Museum Gardens
Londonist / Posted 11 days ago
your time of year carefully, you may even see kiwi fruits being grown. Behind the Bloomsbury terrace which is home to the Charles Dickens Museum lies what we reckon is the most peaceful spot in the area — the museum's Garden Cafe. It's not a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Crowded House to return to Sydney Harbour for two concertssolo career has continued. For Seymour, returning to the Opera House forecourt
Crowded House to return to Sydney Harbour for two concerts
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
solo career has continued. For Seymour, returning to the Opera House forecourt from his home in Ireland is a genuine Charles Dickens moment because that Farewell To The World show really was the best of times and the worst of times. "As I... Read more
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The Hill
In politics and culture, the danger of living in a world of hyperbolecan't accurately put them in perspective. I myself like Jonathan Kellerman, who
In politics and culture, the danger of living in a world of hyperbole
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
can't accurately put them in perspective. I myself like Jonathan Kellerman, who I think is a fantastic writer. But he's not Charles Dickens, and his works probably won't last. As a kid, I enjoyed the Beastie Boys. But they weren't Shakespearean... Read more
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WA Today
Crowded House to return to Sydney Harbour for two concertssolo career has continued. For Seymour, returning to the Opera House forecourt
Crowded House to return to Sydney Harbour for two concerts
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
solo career has continued. For Seymour, returning to the Opera House forecourt from his home in Ireland is a genuine Charles Dickens moment because that Farewell To The World show really was the best of times and the worst of times. "As I... Read more
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The Age
Crowded House to return to Sydney Harbour for two concertssolo career has continued. For Seymour, returning to the Opera House forecourt
Crowded House to return to Sydney Harbour for two concerts
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
solo career has continued. For Seymour, returning to the Opera House forecourt from his home in Ireland is a genuine Charles Dickens moment because that Farewell To The World show really was the best of times and the worst of times. "As I... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Crowded House to return to Sydney Harbour for two concertssolo career has continued. For Seymour, returning to the Opera House forecourt
Crowded House to return to Sydney Harbour for two concerts
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
solo career has continued. For Seymour, returning to the Opera House forecourt from his home in Ireland is a genuine Charles Dickens moment because that Farewell To The World show really was the best of times and the worst of times. "As I... Read more
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Canberra Times
Crowded House to return to Sydney Harbour for two concertssolo career has continued. For Seymour, returning to the Opera House forecourt
Crowded House to return to Sydney Harbour for two concerts
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
solo career has continued. For Seymour, returning to the Opera House forecourt from his home in Ireland is a genuine Charles Dickens moment because that Farewell To The World show really was the best of times and the worst of times. "As I... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
On abortion, a tale of two womenArticle Tools Editor, Everyone knows Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities.”
On abortion, a tale of two women
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
Article Tools Editor, Everyone knows Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities.” This year we have a tale of two women who are on opposite sides of the abortion debate. One is a champion of the unborn who became a canonized saint of the Catholic... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Life of a child —Part IJust like Charles Dickens, the great Michael Anthony shows in his writings—The
Life of a child —Part I
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Just like Charles Dickens, the great Michael Anthony shows in his writings—The Year in San Fernando and the classic coming-of-age novel, Green Days by the River—what life was like through the eyes of a child in a certain period of history. We ask... Read more
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Daily Press
Fall performing arts preview: Jay Leno, opera and more on stage around the PeninsulaTickets start at $35. More info: fergusoncenter.org. The Virginia Stage Compan
Fall performing arts preview: Jay Leno, opera and more on stage around the Peninsula
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
Tickets start at $35. More info: fergusoncenter.org. The Virginia Stage Company will perform the musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel from Oct. 28 to Nov. 13 at TCC's Roper Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $20. More info:... Read more
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Ekklesia
No abiding city: a parliament building for the 21st century?subject of indignant defence from the Daily Mail school of theology, which are
No abiding city: a parliament building for the 21st century?
Ekklesia / Posted 14 days ago
subject of indignant defence from the Daily Mail school of theology, which are largely the invention of Prince Albert and Charles Dickens. The Victorian-Gothic edifice in SW1 is recognised all over the world. It adorns sauce bottles, tea-towels... Read more
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Bay Weekly
The Eagle Flies Againfans lined up to buy each new Harry Potter book, readers pushed and shoved to b
The Eagle Flies Again
Bay Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
fans lined up to buy each new Harry Potter book, readers pushed and shoved to buy, by installment, novels by the likes of Charles Dickens and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, whose Sherlock Holmes stories meant wealth for The Strand magazine. Fast-forward... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influencedepiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influence
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
depiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy to get lost in the tangle of limbs, which Charles Dickens memorably described as a "stew of frogs' legs". TRIP NOTESMORE INFORMATION Qantas and Emirates fly to... Read more
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The Courier
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influencedepiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influence
The Courier / Posted 14 days ago
depiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy to get lost in the tangle of limbs, which Charles Dickens memorably described as a "stew of frogs' legs". TRIP NOTESMORE INFORMATION Qantas and Emirates fly to... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influencedepiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influence
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 14 days ago
depiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy to get lost in the tangle of limbs, which Charles Dickens memorably described as a "stew of frogs' legs". TRIP NOTESMORE INFORMATION Qantas and Emirates fly to... Read more
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The Young Witness
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influencedepiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influence
The Young Witness / Posted 14 days ago
depiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy to get lost in the tangle of limbs, which Charles Dickens memorably described as a "stew of frogs' legs". TRIP NOTESMORE INFORMATION Qantas and Emirates fly to... Read more
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Western Advocate
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influencedepiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influence
Western Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
depiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy to get lost in the tangle of limbs, which Charles Dickens memorably described as a "stew of frogs' legs". TRIP NOTESMORE INFORMATION Qantas and Emirates fly to... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influencedepiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influence
Kiama Independent / Posted 14 days ago
depiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy to get lost in the tangle of limbs, which Charles Dickens memorably described as a "stew of frogs' legs". TRIP NOTESMORE INFORMATION Qantas and Emirates fly to... Read more
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Manning River Times
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influencedepiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influence
Manning River Times / Posted 14 days ago
depiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy to get lost in the tangle of limbs, which Charles Dickens memorably described as a "stew of frogs' legs". TRIP NOTESMORE INFORMATION Qantas and Emirates fly to... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influencedepiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influence
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 14 days ago
depiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy to get lost in the tangle of limbs, which Charles Dickens memorably described as a "stew of frogs' legs". TRIP NOTESMORE INFORMATION Qantas and Emirates fly to... Read more
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The North West Star
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influencedepiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influence
The North West Star / Posted 14 days ago
depiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy to get lost in the tangle of limbs, which Charles Dickens memorably described as a "stew of frogs' legs". TRIP NOTESMORE INFORMATION Qantas and Emirates fly to... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influencedepiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy
Italy's most overlooked renaissance city-states: Where art was used for power and influence
Daily Liberal / Posted 14 days ago
depiction of the Assumption of the Virgin is improbably crowded, and it's easy to get lost in the tangle of limbs, which Charles Dickens memorably described as a "stew of frogs' legs". TRIP NOTESMORE INFORMATION Qantas and Emirates fly to... Read more
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iol.co.za
195 Year old bottle of Grand Constance homecomingdeath in 1821, Napoleon had 30 bottles of Grand Constance shipped over to St He
195 Year old bottle of Grand Constance homecoming
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
death in 1821, Napoleon had 30 bottles of Grand Constance shipped over to St Helena Island every month to ease his exile. Charles Dickens celebrated it in Edwin Drood, Jane Austen's character recommended it as a cure for a broken heart to heroine... Read more
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Sussex Express
Lord and Lady Healeyto l979 and deputy leader of the Labour party from l980 to l983. Edna was a no
Lord and Lady Healey
Sussex Express / Posted 14 days ago
to l979 and deputy leader of the Labour party from l980 to l983. Edna was a noted Historian, whose interests ranged from Charles Dickens to the history of Buckingham Palace and Coutts Bank. The donation was arranged by Much Ado Books, the... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Special front page celebrates War of the Worlds author HG Wellsof the Woking Advertiser, dated September 16 2016 Wells was born in Bromley, K
Special front page celebrates War of the Worlds author HG Wells
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 14 days ago
of the Woking Advertiser, dated September 16 2016 Wells was born in Bromley, Kent, and as a boy discovered the works of Charles Dickens and other writers. He went on to study at what is now Imperial College London under the great biologist... Read more
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Zero Hedge
GMO: The Market Is About 70% Overvaluedof times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age o
GMO: The Market Is About 70% Overvalued
Zero Hedge / Posted 15 days ago
of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness …” - A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens While all eyes were on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen in Jackson Hole, we were watching something else.... Read more
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