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Dame Gillian Beer

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On Wednesday 17 November at 6.30 p.m., Dame Gillian Beer will be in conversation with journalist Alex Clark about her new pamphlet Stations Without Signs, just published by Hazel Press, as part of the Cambridge Literary Festival Winter Festival 2021. Book tickets here.

From the publisher:
A few days after her eighty-sixth birthday, Gillian Beer decided to write a few fragments about her childhood in England just before and during World War II. As is her custom, she applies her precise and inquisitive nature to recall that…

From the publisher:
In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, Lewis Carroll created fantastic worlds that continue to delight and trouble readers of all ages today. Few consider, however, that Carroll conceived his…

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