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    I think, in that respect, Shakespeare is the one writer who ran rings around Austen. He invented a fifth of the modern novel: She invented a tenth.

    "Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth" Samuel Johnson

    by Brecht on Sat Jun 15, 2013 at 01:38:24 AM PDT

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