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Christopher Fowler
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We've often talked, you and I, about the tragic fate of the humorous novel (this is how I think of us, snuggled in front of the fire with a glass and a pile of books, not hunched over a laptop alone with a blanket over my knees because London is so fracking cold), but I'm going to be contentious now, in this small weird book-and-film corner of the inter-thing, because I've had an epiphany - I've…
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Christopher Fowler
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The Arts
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The press said 'Geraldine McEwan, known for playing Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, has died at Charing Cross Hospital, aged 82'. There's mention of the awards she won for the TV production of 'Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit', Sheridan's 'The Rivals' and Congreve's 'The Way Of The World'. But to me her most inhabited role was as Lucia in EF Benson's acidulous 'Mapp and Lucia'. As Michael Coveney…
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