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 Is 2015 the year to read War & Peace?

BBC Radio 4's 10 hour long adaptation of War & Peace aired on New Year's Day. You can listen here, and read one of the best books ever written.

Win a selection of classics no home should be without

It's simple to enter, just answer the question at the bottom of this page. Deadline for entry is 16th January.

Mapp and Lucia

If you're feeling a little glum this January, E. F. Benson's Mapp and Lucia will brighten up your days.


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