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speaking of 19th century literature

Speaking of industrial history – I must recommend Catherine Gaskell’s North and South. A brilliant novel of England and the industrialism in the 19th century, people, class, relations and a little bit of love. Also written by a lady with … Continue reading

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persuasion revisited

(Photo linked from e-books – Penguin Classics frontcover – the same as the one I’ve got). I’m rereading Persuasion by Jane Austen and  am struck by that it feels so modern, even though it was written in a dramatically different … Continue reading

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