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All revolutions start with five people meeting in an upstairs room...

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Shark Alley

Adrift in the Atlantic with a corrupt Tory M.P. Surrounded by sharks. Low on booze. Who says history is boring?

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The Author Who Outsold Dickens

As a popular writer and publisher whose life ran the course of the century, from Romantic innocence to Victorian experience, Ainsworth’s story is very much also the story of the development of the English novel, perhaps just as much as that story belongs to Dickens. But it is a story rarely told; at least until now...

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