Dylan Thomas: ‘Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night’

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at…

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Svetlana Alexievich

Svetlana Alexievich is an investigative journalist and winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature. She was praised “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our…

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Quote: Sylvia Plath

    You ask me why I spend my life writing? Do I find entertainment? Is it worthwhile? Above all, does it pay? If not, then, is there a reason?…

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Great Writing: Charles Dickens

Mr and Mrs Veneering were brand-new people in a brand-new house in a brand-new quarter of London. Everything about the Veneerings was spick and span new. All their furniture was…

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