Dame Jacqueline Wilson: The Big Sister of Children's 'Literature'

Dame Jacqueline Wilson: The Big Sister of Children's 'Literature'

What do Dame Jacqueline Wilson and Sir Keith Richards have in common? Well, there are the honorific titles of course, their mid-1940’s dates of birth, their record breaking popularity, and the fact that both look just a bit like extras from Lord of the Rings. She would make a rather lovable Hobbit. And, according to Dame Jacqueline, both buy their silver rings from the same shop near Carnaby St. in London’s West End – The Great Frog on Ganton Street.

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The Storm Before The Quiet Man

The Storm Before The Quiet Man

As far as I can see, there are only two reasons to read Culture Wars magazine: you either are a victim of this culture seeking to understand why and how you and/or people you love got burned by the forces controlling our culture and you want to overthrow it, or you are one of its victimizers playing a cultural support role and you want to learn of potential threats which may lead to its overthrow.

This essay is directed to both kinds of readers, in order to answer the former and convert the latter. 

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