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October 06, 2021

In this issue, we review some highly anticipated new releases by very popular authors, all of which feature a historical angle along with some exceptionally memorable characters. These include Anthony Doerr's Cloud Cuckoo Land, Pat Barker's The Women of Troy and Colm Tóibín's The Magician. Plus, we have a new Wordplay, a Giveaway and more inside.

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Did You Know?

A Brief History of A Christmas Carol and its Adaptations

A Christmas Carol, the first and best known of Charles Dickens' five Christmas Books, was published on December 19th, 1843. On publication, it was considered a critical and commercial success and served to bolster Dickens' reputation among his peers and the public at a time of creative and financial uncertainty.

The book drew on the Victorians' renewed interest in the Christmas holiday and their burgeoning interest in the ghost story, a genre that exploded into English cultural consciousness during the Victorian Era, experiencing widespread popularity in both short and long form. This rise...
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