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The Dark Lady, Potter Gowns

August 30, 2012 | by

  • Ten books that will never be Penguin classics (except in this mock-up).
  • The John Updike Society has purchased the author’s childhood home, with an eye to creating a museum.
  • Politicians’ favorite books.
  • A new candidate for Shakespeare’s mysterious “dark lady” has emerged: a prostitute called “Lucy Negro,” an “arrant whore and a bawde” who worked in Clerkenwell.
  • A dress made of Harry Potter. Naturally.
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    1. Brisbane | January 14, 2013 at 3:14 am

      I read this book. It wasn’t quite what I expected but still a good read.

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