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J.K. Rowling

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J.K. Rowling official website. Welcome to J.K. Rowling's new website, the home of information about the author's life and work.

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Did you know the author of "Harry Potter" is a woman? Did you know she was born in England?

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Words Shakespeare Invented

The following is a list of some of the words Shakespeare coined and where they can be found, from Shakespeare Online.

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The importance of Shakespeare's works in the English language.

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The Life of Charles Dickens (BBC)

“ A brilliant cartoon intro to England's greatest novelist.”


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Know about Charles Dickens.

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Stephen Fry Reads Oscar Wilde’s Children’s Story “The Happy Prince”

Stephen Fry Reads Oscar Wilde’s Children’s Story “The Happy Prince” | British literature | Scoop.it
I first encountered Oscar Wilde’s story “The Happy Prince” while working part-time as a tutor on New York’s Upper East Side. Looking for suitable reading material, I came across Wilde’s children’s stories, which I had not known existed.

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Listen to The Happy Prince, by Oscar Wilde.

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Geoffrey Chaucer - The Canterbury Tales - The Knight's Tale

Geoffrey Chaucer - The Canterbury Tales - The Knight's Tale - Lines 1-53 - Read in Middle English by Richard Bebb.

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How has the English language changed? Listen to this tale of The Canterbury Tales, by Chaucer.

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Scrooge (1951) Alastair Sim, Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison FULL MOVIE

Merry Christmas Everyone :)

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One of the many adpatations to cinema of the classic tale "A Christmas Carol", by Charles Dickens.

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Roald Dahl - The Official Web Site

Roald Dahl - The Official Web Site | British literature | Scoop.it
The official website of Roald Dahl (1916 - 1990), the best-selling children's author of classic books including CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, THE BFG, MATILDA and THE WITCHES (Roald Dahl - The Official Web Site

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The official website of Roald Dahl.

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