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The Uncommon Reader

A Novella

by Alan Bennett

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The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
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    Sep 2007, 128 pages
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    Sep 2008, 128 pages

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‘The Beaton fellow.’

‘Oh yes. Everybody’s dead.’

‘Good show, though.’

And he went off to bed glumly singing ‘Oh, what a beautiful morning’ as the Queen opened her book.

Excerpted from The Uncommon Reader by Forelake Ltd. Copyright © 2007 by Forelake Ltd. Published in September 2007 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. All rights reserved.

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