Famed British writer Jane Austen may have died of cataracts developed due to arsenic poisoning, researchers at The British Library suggest. Austen, the author of novels such as 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Sense and Sensibility' mysteriously died at the early ... Business Standard, 1 month ago
t is a truth universally acknowledged, that America's 'alt-right' is attempting to take possession of one of Britain's most-loved authors The "alt-right" movement, which is accused of comprising white supremacists and is credited with helping to propel Donald ...The Telegraph UK, 1 month ago
Check your fivers! Last remaining Jane Austen £5 note worth £50,000 'could be anywhere in the world'
The Jane Austen portrait. Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style 'Golden Ticket' giveaway.The Telegraph UK, 2 months ago
For a novel originally titled First Impressions , Jane Austen ’s Pride & Prejudice spends little time describing what one of its principle characters, Mr. Darcy, actually looks like. This hasn’t stopped readers from surmising ― or from ...Huffington Post, 2 months ago The true face of Mr Darcy – long, oval and pale Reuters, 2 months ago
Director Sam Mendes is in early talks to develop and possibly helm an adaptation of "My Favorite Thing is Monsters". The critically lauded graphic novel is written by Emil Ferris. The story follows a 10-year-old girl who tries to solve the murder of her ...Business Standard, 3 weeks ago
J Jagannath on how he expects to see the Trump effect at the Academy Awards on Sunday. IMAGE: This year's Oscars will be held on February 26. Photograph: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images The Oscars ceremony this month will be truly monumental, not just because a musical (La La Land) is tipped to sweep the awards, but it's the first one during Donald Trump's presidency. ,strong>Meryl Streep's rousing Golden Globes speech, where she ripped into his moral code, has set the stakes even ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
For readers who really dive into a book, it can be difficult to accept that the characters within are mere constructs of ink on paper. Perhaps you’ve heard Jane Austen’s wry omniscient voice narrating the events of your life for days after you ...Huffington Post, 2 months ago
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