Topic: Literature

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The “Queensberry Curse" and how it impacted Oscar Wilde

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The truth about Queen Victoria's relationship with John Brown

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The comic world of Gilbert & Sullivan

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Literary Britain - uncovering the fiction of London

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The Puritan migration - Albion's seed sets sail

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British landscapes from your favorite books to explore on vacation

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The legend of King Arthur

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Was William Shakespeare a fraud?

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Britain's last romantic poet Dylan Thomas

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Touring the peaks in the footsteps of Jane Austen's Lizzie Bennet

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The real story and places behind Alice in Wonderland

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Follow in the footsteps of Sherlock Holmes in London

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The life and times of "Emma" author Jane Austen

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Walking through Thomas Hardy's Casterbridge also known as Dorchester

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John Andre: Westminster's unknown poet

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London - a cherished literary capital of the world

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Greenway House: at home with Agatha Christie

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Daphne du Maurier's Cornwall

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Robin Hood's merry England - the folk heroes tales in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, and Leicestershire

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Happy birthday Emily Brontë: The Brontë sisters and their inspirations

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The Venerable Bede - England's first great historian

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The life of Oscar Wilde in his own words

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The secrets of Queen Victoria

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What would Jane Austen do? A tour in the West Country

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What is the Magna Carta? Everything you need to know

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What to read? Top five British Royal biographies

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Q&A with Simon Langton, Director of the BBC's Pride and Prejudice

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"The Book Lover's Guide to London" brings our favourite British writers to life

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Who was Samuel Pepys: London's greatest diariest

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Thomas Hardy’s Wessex Country

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Celebrate Scotland's Burn's Night online this year

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The house that inspired Wuthering Heights is for sale

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Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s country - the Wolds of Lincolnshire

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Ten of the best historic literary homes

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Exploring Dorchester and Thomas Hardy country

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Journey to Watership Down