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Old 12-24-2012, 09:06 AM   #1
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Interesting editorial about reading Dickens

An interesting editorial from the BBC News web site, from a man who set himself the challenge of reading all of Dickens's novels in a year:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20663427
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Old 12-24-2012, 04:29 PM   #2
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"But I would also heartily recommend the principle of doing one thing each day for an entire 12 months, and basking in the satisfaction of a year's worth of endeavour. "

Inspiring words! I think I have my New Year's resolution. Thanks for pointing this out.
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Just finished Evelyn Waugh's A Handful of Dust - this article made me chuckle!

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A character is held prisoner by a madman - and forced to read Dickens aloud to earn his dinner.
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Old 12-25-2012, 06:17 AM   #4
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Excellent. Thanks Harry!
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Thanks for posting that link Harry. Very interesting
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