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Of all Jane Austen’s novels, Emma is the most suited for the beach. Emma is different from the others. It’s engaging and witty, as all Jane Austen is. But it’s bright and fresh and thoroughly modern, and Emma–despite her flaws–is so winning and relatable I find myself cheering her on more than any o

Captain Charles Ryder, stationed at Brideshead, recalls his boyhood associations with the odd but charming members of an English noble family.

“A friend of mine found this old photograph in a shoe box in his Grandmother’s attic. On the back was written… Aunty Mary and her “friend” Ruth, 1910. I wonder if those quotation marks imply what I think they do, by the look on their faces, I would say they do”

friend of mine found this old photograph in a shoe box in his Grandmother’s attic. On the back was written… Aunty Mary and her “friend” Ruth, I wonder if those quotation marks imply what I think they do, by the look on their faces, I would say they do”

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Sports The National Football League was established in August It is one of the major sports in the United States of America. It has 32 teams and is equally divided between National Football Association and American Football Association.

Ramon Navarro, silent movie star of the1920's

Ramon Novarro, silent film star mudered by two male escorts who believed that large sums of money were hidden in his home. After torturing Novarro for hours, the men walked out with only twenty dollars.

Prohibition

Agents pouring out alcohol during a raid during Prohibition. The amendment and subsequent Prohibition led to more organized crime centered around the alcohol trade. With the demand for alcohol concealment, the hip flask market exploded.