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Forget A Christmas Carol, Bleak House is the best Dickens for a cold winter’s night

In Shakespeare’s A Winter’s Tale, the king’s son Mamillius is asked what story he would like. He replies: A sad tale’s best for winter: I have one Of sprites and goblins. For me, Dickens is best for winter, so when I was asked to choose and defend my favourite book at the East Midlands Salon […]

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