Neil Rathmell – writer

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It was the best of Dickens, it was the worst of Dickens

As no lady or gentleman, with any claims to polite breeding, can possibly sympathise with the Chuzzlewit Family without being first assured of the extreme antiquity of the race, it … Continue reading

January 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

The first modern novel

There are books everyone puts off reading, either because they are too long or because you expect to find them too difficult or too boring. You know you should read … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · 1 Comment