Old Classics and Politics

I was walking the dog the other day and came across evidence of someone doing a very COVID type of activity.  There was a heap of stuff outside the house with a ‘FREE’ sign attached.  I’ve noticed a lot of people house cleaning lately and am convinced it’s part of the cabin fever stuff people …

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Sarah Waters’ novel ‘The Fingersmith’

I just finished re-reading Sarah Waters book ‘The Fingersmith’.  It’s one of those books that makes me wish I could write something quite so wonderful.  Set in England in the mid 1800’s the book is in many ways a tribute to Charles Dickens.  If the great English author were writing today, I suspect his prose …

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