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10 Timeless Period Dramas to Watch Anytime

Posted 8 months ago by April S

Posted in Movies and Music and Romance | Tagged with classics, Historical Dramas, Jane Austen, miniseries, novel adaptations, period dramas, Pride and Prejudice, social classes and women - social conditions

A selection of historical dramas featuring talented actors and actresses like Kate Winslet, Guy Pierce, Emily Watson, Claire Foy, Matthew MacFayden, Gillian Anderson, Tom Hollander, Carrie Mulligan, Amanda Root, Hugh Dancy and Colin Firth.

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Book, Humbug!

Posted about 1 year ago by Eric P

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and History and Politics | Tagged with A Christmas Carol, British society, Charles Dickens, Christmas stories, classics, England - 19th century, Ghost Stories, holiday stories, holidays, novelists - biography, Short Stories, Victorian society, writers and writers - biography

The new movie The Man Who Invented Christmas purports to tell all about Charles Dickens and his most famous creation. But there's more to it than that.

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All Things Sherlock

Posted over 3 years ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Movies and Music, Mysteries and Thrillers, New Books and Movies, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with anthologies, classics, Detective and mystery stories, detective and mystery television programs, Fantasy Fiction, Historical Fiction, Sherlock Holmes, Short Stories, streaming video, suspense, teen fiction, television series and TV

Sherlock Holmes is one of the most famous detectives of all-time. Explore this blog post to learn more about the history and works inspired by the infamous character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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