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24 May 2016


Mousehole in the 1890s. The changes that have happened in 120 years are unbelievable and the reasons for them are so many and varied: transport, refrigeration, the emancipation of women (the freeing of women from drudgery, their ability to make – some – choices), the invention of the telephone, radio and television and then the internet, one could go on and on – but this is the job of literature.

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