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Literature

Five Fascinating Facts about J. B. Priestley

Interesting trivia about the life of writer J. B. Priestley, author of An Inspector Calls 1. John Boynton Priestley (1894-1984) wrote the first play ever to be televised. Although he’s better known for An Inspector Calls, several of Priestley’s other plays are notable. Priestley’s romantic comedy When We Are Married was the first play […]

Literature

Five Fascinating Facts about Michael Crichton

The life of Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton, told through five interesting pieces of trivia 1. While studying English at university, he caught out one of his professors. The precocious Crichton (1942-2008 – real first name John) began his writing career helping his classmates to write their school assignments. Later, while studying English […]