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Christopher Fowler
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Reading & Writing
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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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Great Britain
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An extra post today because Queen Elizabeth II became the longest reigning monarch in 1,000 years of British history at 5.30pm. That's 63 years and 216 days on the throne, overtaking Queen Victoria. I'm not much of a royalist when it comes to those in the lower branches, but Elizabeth II has been there all of my life, a sentinel, figurehead and role model of sorts - it's a very comforting image…
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