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Quest of the Classics- A Tale of Two Cities

“…some women held wine in their mouths that they might drink; and what with dropping blood, and what with dropping wine, and what with the stream of sparks struck out of the stone, all their wicked atmosphere seemed gore and fire.  

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Sketches

Books with Impact

About six months ago, I was nominated to list 10 books that impacted my life. Unlike the ice bucket challenge, this was one task I could handle. 103 more words

Writing

Organised Crime in "The Mysteries of London" (1844)

The Mysteries of London was a long-running penny dreadful serial which ran between 1844 and 1846 and was the biggest selling novel of the Victorian era. 1,561 more words

History

5 Reasons To Read 'A Christmas Carol'...

Yes it’s March, but having started Charles Dickens’ classic, ‘A Christmas Carol’, during the Christmas break and having to put it down for other things, I got around to finishing it last week. 351 more words

Book Reviews

Winning Filmmaker Interview // A Cake For Jim Broadbent by James Lark

In the second of our WISFF alumni interviews we catch up with filmmaker James Lark who won “Best London Filmmaker” at the 2013 Wimbledon International Short Film Festival for “A Cake For Jim Broadbent”. 755 more words

Award Winning

My month in books: February

Blogging 101 kept banging on about coming up with a recurring feature for your blog and I kept thinking, well I’ll never do that, all the good ideas are already taken. 1,407 more words

Books

QUOTE: Charles Dickens

“That was a memorable day to me, for it made great changes in me. But it is the same with any life. Imagine one selected day struck out of it, and think how different its course would have been.

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Quotes