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The Unforgotten Coat

By Frank Cottrell Boyce

The Unforgotten Coat
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  • Hardcover: Sep 2011,
    112 pages.

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The Reader Organisation

Rarely have I been as excited about an organization as I am about The Reader Organisation, a British-based group whose mission is to bring about a reading revolution. A reading revolution!

The Reader Organisation logo "The work we do," says The Reader Organisation, "is driven by a love for great literature and a strong belief that shared reading is a deeply powerful activity that can significantly enrich and improve lives and the communities we live in. We work to transform the ways in which people view literature and get them utilising it in their everyday lives. We work to dramatically change society's collective approach to reading - making literature accessible, available, emotionally rewarding, and fun. We work to turn reading from an occasional solitary activity into a regular shared experience, bringing people together to read aloud, encouraging them to engage with literature and with each other."

In 2010, Frank Cottrell Boyce was approached by The Reader Organisation to participate in their Our ...

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