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Maggots. The gift that keeps on giving. From my mother-in-law.

My mother-in-law may not have realised it when she gave me maggots for Christmas, but they were just what I needed most in my life. Maggots. Lots of them. All dead. Just before I opened her present, she did warn

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Ironic bombs: Jane Austen, Jennifer Egan and twitter

Are you on top of the technology? Jane Austen was. Yes, not only did she write beautiful, compelling prose, she also understood the technology she was using. I did not know that until I took a seminar with Barry Webb,

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Posted in Barry Webb, characters, criticism, irony, literature, narration, reading, Writing, writing novels

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