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Sunbeam

Sunbeam

Children's comic published by James Henderson and Sons. It featured 'Dr Rhino's Jolly Jungle Boys' and 'Willie And Winnie And Wuffles The Pup'. Originally called 'Sparks' it went through various ch...

Fiction, Children, Journalism / Publishing

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Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

Novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.

Fiction, Literature

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Becky Sharp

Becky Sharp

The main character of William Makepeace Thackeray's satirical novel Vanity Fair. A cynical, but delightful, social climber who uses her charms to fascinate and seduce upper-class men.

Fiction, Literature

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Mary Overie

Mary Overie

Traditions vary but one is that Mary was the daughter of John Overs, a very successful Thames ferryman in the tenth century.  She gave her inherited wealth to fund a convent which became St Mary Ov...

Fiction, Philanthropy, Religion

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The Village in the Jungle

The Village in the Jungle

Novel written by Leonard Woolf, published 1913, based on his experiences as a colonial civil servant in British-controlled Ceylon, but unusually written from the native point of view.

Fiction, Literature, Ceylon

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