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    RIP Barry Hines.

    If you are looking for a good book to read, you could do worse than to pick up a copy of Kestrel for a Knave, by Barry Hines - who died today. RIP Barry.
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    A very good novel

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    Kes was excellent. I enjoyed the film too.

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    I watched the football match scene on YouTube. It was hilarious. Our English teacher read that scene from the book one lesson, although we never read the rest of the book.
    According to Aldous Huxley, D.H. Lawrence once said that Balzac was 'a gigantic dwarf', and in a sense the same is true of Dickens.
    Charles Dickens, by George Orwell

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    Yes. We had a games teacher like Brian Glover who didn't like losing. Very odd that he though beating 12 year olds important.

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