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The Florida Times-Union
Book review: Potter fans may be disappointed with 'Cursed Child'the depth and breadth of his story as well as his popularity, Harry Potter is u
Book review: Potter fans may be disappointed with 'Cursed Child'
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
the depth and breadth of his story as well as his popularity, Harry Potter is unique in our time. Perhaps not since Charles Dickens or Mark Twain has an author been such a supercharged celebrity. No matter how much hand-wringing Harold Bloom... Read more
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Londonist
London's Most Fabulous Literary Bookshopsof Faber & Faber, Jarndyce is also, appropriately given its focus on 18th and 1
London's Most Fabulous Literary Bookshops
Londonist / Posted 2 days ago
of Faber & Faber, Jarndyce is also, appropriately given its focus on 18th and 19th century literature, very close to Charles Dickens' House at 48 Doughty Street, where he wrote Oliver Twist. The bookseller specialises in first edition... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Dolenz, Dickens, dancing! 15 things to do in Liverpool and beyond this weekendMagwitch are being brought to life on the stage at Central Hall in Renshaw Stre
Dolenz, Dickens, dancing! 15 things to do in Liverpool and beyond this weekend
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
Magwitch are being brought to life on the stage at Central Hall in Renshaw Street this weekend. Great Expectations sees Charles Dickens’ classic text brought to the stage in a new theatrical version by Liverpool playwright Ian Carroll.Wirral... Read more
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Evening Standard
Night Tube brings Caribbean beach club to Covent Gardenpint glass at. But it’s also got history — the George is on the site of a 700-y
Night Tube brings Caribbean beach club to Covent Garden
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
pint glass at. But it’s also got history — the George is on the site of a 700-year-old tavern mentioned in the writings of Charles Dickens, Samuel Pepys and Geoffrey Chaucer. Besides, you’d have to be made of stone to not enjoy the regular East End... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Tamarack highlights West Virginia artisansseries in the theater is sponsored by Tamarack and involves a free performance
Tamarack highlights West Virginia artisans
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
series in the theater is sponsored by Tamarack and involves a free performance 2 p.m. every Sunday. "A Christmas Carol," Charles Dickens' story of the miserly Scrooge who changes his ways, is a yuletide classic at the theater. The Wildly... Read more
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Brisbane Times
We’ve been wrecking the planet a lot longer than you thinkWhen Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizz
We’ve been wrecking the planet a lot longer than you think
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
When Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizzle" of pollution over London, he might inadvertently have been chronicling the early signs of global warming. New research led by Australian scientists has pegged back... Read more
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The Age
We’ve been wrecking the planet a lot longer than you thinkWhen Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizz
We’ve been wrecking the planet a lot longer than you think
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
When Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizzle" of pollution over London, he might inadvertently have been chronicling the early signs of global warming. New research led by Australian scientists has pegged back... Read more
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WA Today
We’ve been wrecking the planet a lot longer than you thinkWhen Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizz
We’ve been wrecking the planet a lot longer than you think
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
When Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizzle" of pollution over London, he might inadvertently have been chronicling the early signs of global warming. New research led by Australian scientists has pegged back... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
We’ve been wrecking the planet a lot longer than you thinkWhen Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizz
We’ve been wrecking the planet a lot longer than you think
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
When Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizzle" of pollution over London, he might inadvertently have been chronicling the early signs of global warming. New research led by Australian scientists has pegged back... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists sayIf the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warn
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists say
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
If the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warning levels, scientists find. When Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizzle" of pollution over London, he might inadvertently have been... Read more
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The Courier
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists sayIf the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warn
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists say
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
If the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warning levels, scientists find. When Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizzle" of pollution over London, he might inadvertently have been... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists sayIf the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warn
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists say
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
If the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warning levels, scientists find. When Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizzle" of pollution over London, he might inadvertently have been... Read more
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The Young Witness
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists sayIf the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warn
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists say
The Young Witness / Posted 3 days ago
If the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warning levels, scientists find. When Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizzle" of pollution over London, he might inadvertently have been... Read more
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Western Advocate
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists sayIf the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warn
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists say
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
If the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warning levels, scientists find. When Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizzle" of pollution over London, he might inadvertently have been... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists sayIf the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warn
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists say
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
If the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warning levels, scientists find. When Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizzle" of pollution over London, he might inadvertently have been... Read more
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Manning River Times
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists sayIf the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warn
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists say
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
If the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warning levels, scientists find. When Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizzle" of pollution over London, he might inadvertently have been... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists sayIf the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warn
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists say
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 3 days ago
If the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warning levels, scientists find. When Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizzle" of pollution over London, he might inadvertently have been... Read more
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The North West Star
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists sayIf the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warn
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists say
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
If the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warning levels, scientists find. When Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizzle" of pollution over London, he might inadvertently have been... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists sayIf the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warn
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists say
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
If the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warning levels, scientists find. When Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizzle" of pollution over London, he might inadvertently have been... Read more
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The Border Mail
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists sayIf the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warn
Global warming signal can be traced back to the 1830s, climate scientists say
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
If the planet started warming earlier than we thought and we are closer to warning levels, scientists find. When Charles Dickens, the English novelist, was detailing the "soft black drizzle" of pollution over London, he might inadvertently have been... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Is there something sports franchises could learn from David Copperfield's act?name "David Copperfield" because he liked the way it sounds. There's too much c
Is there something sports franchises could learn from David Copperfield's act?
OregonLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
name "David Copperfield" because he liked the way it sounds. There's too much crossover between the unhappy, impoverished Charles Dickens' character who was abused by his mother... and the guy on stage. Clearly, there's some pain in his childhood... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
FALL THEATER PREVIEW: Nearly 60 shows around regionand “Stand By Me” among dozens of other classics.Syracuse Stage 820 E. Genesee
FALL THEATER PREVIEW: Nearly 60 shows around region
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
and “Stand By Me” among dozens of other classics.Syracuse Stage 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse ‘Great Expectations’ Charles Dickens’ great novel is portrayed in one energetic and sweeping evening of theateras six actors create an atmospheric... Read more
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Evening Standard
Night Tube 'will provide huge boost for West End businesses'pint glass at. But it’s also got history — the George is on the site of a 700-y
Night Tube 'will provide huge boost for West End businesses'
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
pint glass at. But it’s also got history — the George is on the site of a 700-year-old tavern mentioned in the writings of Charles Dickens, Samuel Pepys and Geoffrey Chaucer. Besides, you’d have to be made of stone to not enjoy the regular East End... Read more
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Londonist
10 Great Cultural Attractions To Visit With A National Art Passa collection of works by the Pre-Raphaelites. Free entry with National Art Pass
10 Great Cultural Attractions To Visit With A National Art Pass
Londonist / Posted 5 days ago
a collection of works by the Pre-Raphaelites. Free entry with National Art Pass and 50% off exhibition ticket prices.9. Charles Dickens Museum London was the biggest inspiration for Dickens and it's only fitting that his 'house in town' has... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Kate Taylor explains the inspiration for her new novel, Serial Monogamybe three sides to this story. No doubt kind inquiries and oblique offers were
Kate Taylor explains the inspiration for her new novel, Serial Monogamy
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
be three sides to this story. No doubt kind inquiries and oblique offers were the order of the day when the 45-year-old Charles Dickens first approached the 18-year-old Ellen Ternan, the actress who became his mistress sometime in the late... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
For over 30 years, this Maine woman tirelessly worked to aid those struggling with addictionBANGOR, Maine — In describing Maine’s battle against addiction, treatment speci
For over 30 years, this Maine woman tirelessly worked to aid those struggling with addiction
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
BANGOR, Maine — In describing Maine’s battle against addiction, treatment specialist Patricia Kimball borrows from Charles Dickens. “It’s the best of times; it’s the worst of times. It really is,” Kimball said. “For the first time in a long time,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
A novel approachday watching TV—and only 19 minutes reading. So to get modern readers’ attenti
A novel approach
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
day watching TV—and only 19 minutes reading. So to get modern readers’ attention, some publishers are taking a cue from Charles Dickens and releasing their books in installments. A company called Serial Box (because what bookworm doesn’t love a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
An audience, an audience, my kingdom for an audienceones as well that you are the centre of the Universe. You have a marvellous job
An audience, an audience, my kingdom for an audience
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
ones as well that you are the centre of the Universe. You have a marvellous job to do; do it. 19 Oct 2011 10:11:16am Charles Dickens used to be paid a penny a word. Annabel, you should negotiate a similar pay structure (suitably adjusted for... Read more
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Evening Standard
How to pace yourself on a night out so you can actually ride the Night Tubepint glass at. But it’s also got history — the George is on the site of a 700-y
How to pace yourself on a night out so you can actually ride the Night Tube
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
pint glass at. But it’s also got history — the George is on the site of a 700-year-old tavern mentioned in the writings of Charles Dickens, Samuel Pepys and Geoffrey Chaucer. Besides, you’d have to be made of stone to not enjoy the regular East End... Read more
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Evening Standard
Night Tube: Top cocktail bars near all-night underground stationspint glass at. But it’s also got history — the George is on the site of a 700-y
Night Tube: Top cocktail bars near all-night underground stations
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
pint glass at. But it’s also got history — the George is on the site of a 700-year-old tavern mentioned in the writings of Charles Dickens, Samuel Pepys and Geoffrey Chaucer. Besides, you’d have to be made of stone to not enjoy the regular East End... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
‘Great Expectations’our DNA… and most of the time, if not all of the time, we fall short. In his f
‘Great Expectations’
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
our DNA… and most of the time, if not all of the time, we fall short. In his famous novel, “Great Expectations”, (1871), Charles Dickens subtly moves from the Romantic period, to the Realism of the day, with seeming simplicity, in an effort to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Groundhog Day': Forecast for Bill Murray vehicle is cool and classicis there but so is the sense of fun. The plot, which comes from a story by co-
'Groundhog Day': Forecast for Bill Murray vehicle is cool and classic
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
is there but so is the sense of fun. The plot, which comes from a story by co-writer Danny Rubin, is an ingenious blend of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" and Jean-Paul Sartre's "No Exit" — a moral tale laced with existential dread. Murray is... Read more
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PhysOrg
New report on Arctic species that will help guide future research and management decisionsspecies featured in a new compendium of fishes in the U.S. Arctic. Credit: Morg
New report on Arctic species that will help guide future research and management decisions
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
species featured in a new compendium of fishes in the U.S. Arctic. Credit: Morgan Bond, University Of Washington Little did Charles Dickens know when he penned "Barnaby Rudge" in 1840 that the name of his character Dolly Varden would spawn the... Read more
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The Age
Walk this way - or not: going for a stroll is on a downhill trajectorylife, much of it about England's Lake District. Virginia Woolf sought inspirati
Walk this way - or not: going for a stroll is on a downhill trajectory
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
life, much of it about England's Lake District. Virginia Woolf sought inspiration while strolling through London's parks. Charles Dickens walked the streets all night, coming home at sunrise. British writer Geoff Nicholson, author of The Lost Art... Read more
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Evening Standard
Maisie Williams still hasn’t read the Game of Thrones booksliterary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
Maisie Williams still hasn’t read the Game of Thrones books
Evening Standard / Posted 11 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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USA Today
12 historic hotels that still keep guests happyBoston to offer running water and elevator service — this 161-year-old, 551-roo
12 historic hotels that still keep guests happy
USA Today / Posted 11 days ago
Boston to offer running water and elevator service — this 161-year-old, 551-room hotel comes with quite the storied past. Charles Dickens gave his first reading of A Christmas Carol here, JFK proposed to Jackie at the on-site restaurant, and Ho... Read more
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Bolton News
HAPPINESS WEEK: No joy without sadness say psychologistsrole in taking on Hitler. Again his experiences with depression enabled him to
HAPPINESS WEEK: No joy without sadness say psychologists
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
role in taking on Hitler. Again his experiences with depression enabled him to cope with the early setbacks of the war. "Charles Dickens spent part of his childhood working in a factory gluing labels onto bottles of boot polish. His father was... Read more
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Evening Standard
From Bridget Jones to Fleabag: meet 2016's unlikely feminist iconsliterary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
From Bridget Jones to Fleabag: meet 2016's unlikely feminist icons
Evening Standard / Posted 11 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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CNET
Hacker Jeopardy: When manhood is the question at Defconof ceremonies told them one of the categories would be "Dicks." The answers wer
Hacker Jeopardy: When manhood is the question at Defcon
CNET / Posted 11 days ago
of ceremonies told them one of the categories would be "Dicks." The answers were tongue in cheek, like "Dick Cheney" and "Charles Dickens." But then came a question about an actual dick. Contestants had to give the size of a certain porn star's... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
BATS' page turning musical journey through literaturesection will perform tunes such as Over the Rainbow and We’re off to see the Wi
BATS' page turning musical journey through literature
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
section will perform tunes such as Over the Rainbow and We’re off to see the Wizard. There will be and umpteen numbers from Charles Dickens' Oliver, Wicked, My Fair Lady, Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and music from James Bond's Skyfall,... Read more
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CNET
Hacker Jeopardy: What do dicks, dildos, women stripping have to do with cybersecurity?said one of the categories of questions would be "Dicks." The answers were tong
Hacker Jeopardy: What do dicks, dildos, women stripping have to do with cybersecurity?
CNET / Posted 12 days ago
said one of the categories of questions would be "Dicks." The answers were tongue in cheek, like, "Dick Cheney," "Charles Dickens," etc. Next there was a question about an actual dick. Contestants had to say how big within a half an inch a... Read more
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Evening Standard
Michelle Dockery hints that Downton Abbey film is in the worksliterary classic The BBC period drama moved into the Sixties for Series 5 BBC
Michelle Dockery hints that Downton Abbey film is in the works
Evening Standard / Posted 13 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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Londonist
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 20-21 August 2016Free, book in advance, 3pm LITERARY PUB CRAWL: Visit the watering holes of lit
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 20-21 August 2016
Londonist / Posted 13 days ago
Free, book in advance, 3pm LITERARY PUB CRAWL: Visit the watering holes of literary geniuses including Dylan Thomas, Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf and George Orwell on this literary pub crawl, beginning at The Wheatsheaf in Fitzrovia. £24,... Read more
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express
Your guide to London's blue plaques - and the surprising people honoured with themdoes not tell us the neighbours’ reaction to his affliction of Tourette’s syndr
Your guide to London's blue plaques - and the surprising people honoured with them
express / Posted 13 days ago
does not tell us the neighbours’ reaction to his affliction of Tourette’s syndrome – violent, uncontrolled swearing. Charles Dickens has a plaque on a house in Doughty Street, Holborn and Sir James Barrie, creator of Peter Pan, is remembered... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
A Christmas Carol for the holidays | November 1, 2009Players bring a family holiday favorite to life on the stage with their product
A Christmas Carol for the holidays | November 1, 2009
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 14 days ago
Players bring a family holiday favorite to life on the stage with their production of A Christmas Carol, written by Charles Dickens, adapted by Romulus Linney, and directed by Dennis Bohac. There will be five performances of this Christmas... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Walk this way - or not: going for a stroll is on a downhill trajectorylife, much of it about England's Lake District. Virginia Woolf sought inspirati
Walk this way - or not: going for a stroll is on a downhill trajectory
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
life, much of it about England's Lake District. Virginia Woolf sought inspiration while strolling through London's parks. Charles Dickens walked the streets all night, coming home at sunrise. British writer Geoff Nicholson, author of The Lost Art... Read more
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The Courier
Walk this way - or not: going for a stroll is on a downhill trajectorylife, much of it about England's Lake District. Virginia Woolf sought inspirati
Walk this way - or not: going for a stroll is on a downhill trajectory
The Courier / Posted 14 days ago
life, much of it about England's Lake District. Virginia Woolf sought inspiration while strolling through London's parks. Charles Dickens walked the streets all night, coming home at sunrise. British writer Geoff Nicholson, author of The Lost Art... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Walk this way - or not: going for a stroll is on a downhill trajectorylife, much of it about England's Lake District. Virginia Woolf sought inspirati
Walk this way - or not: going for a stroll is on a downhill trajectory
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 14 days ago
life, much of it about England's Lake District. Virginia Woolf sought inspiration while strolling through London's parks. Charles Dickens walked the streets all night, coming home at sunrise. British writer Geoff Nicholson, author of The Lost Art... Read more
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The Young Witness
Walk this way - or not: going for a stroll is on a downhill trajectorylife, much of it about England's Lake District. Virginia Woolf sought inspirati
Walk this way - or not: going for a stroll is on a downhill trajectory
The Young Witness / Posted 14 days ago
life, much of it about England's Lake District. Virginia Woolf sought inspiration while strolling through London's parks. Charles Dickens walked the streets all night, coming home at sunrise. British writer Geoff Nicholson, author of The Lost Art... Read more
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Western Advocate
Walk this way - or not: going for a stroll is on a downhill trajectorylife, much of it about England's Lake District. Virginia Woolf sought inspirati
Walk this way - or not: going for a stroll is on a downhill trajectory
Western Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
life, much of it about England's Lake District. Virginia Woolf sought inspiration while strolling through London's parks. Charles Dickens walked the streets all night, coming home at sunrise. British writer Geoff Nicholson, author of The Lost Art... Read more
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