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The Best Thomas Hardy Novels

Hardy’s greatest novels, selected by Dr Oliver Tearle Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) wrote 14 novels, so picking a top ten won’t prove too difficult a task. What are the best Thomas Hardy novels? This is undoubtedly going to prove a difficult and controversial issue, but we thought we’d take this chance […]

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Writers and Their Lungs

In this special guest post, Michael Nath takes a look at the link between writers and lung complaints Read Ye and Wheeze! To this hour art thou not tormented with the vile asthma that thou gattest in skating against the wind in Flanders? [Laurence Sterne, The Life and Opinions of […]