In the video below, Dominic Smith takes readers on an expedition of museum collecting in the Victorian era and explains how intercultural contact inspired his novel Bright and Distant Shores.
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No Man's Land
by Simon Tolkien
Inspired by the experiences of his grandfather, J. R. R. Tolkien, during World War I.
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