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According to The Spectator, 'Emily Brontë’s novel was "coarse and disagreeable". Nowadays such qualities would be enough to earn Emily and her sisters a column – Parsonage Life perhaps.'
@michaelwhite on The Spec's turbulent history.
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June is here, and so is the new issue of Literary Review.
In this month's cover article, Alexander Watson looks at revolutions in Germany and Russia, and asks why the year 1918 was such an 'extraordinary historical moment'.