Culture

First notices: Part 1

This month we are tweeting early newspaper reviews of classic British novels. For those who may need to catch up on progress so far, here are the first ten clippings:

Bram Stoker, Dracula (1897) – from the Hampshire Advertiser

H.G. Wells, The War of the Worlds (1898) – from the Morning Post

Joseph Conrad, The Secret Agent (1907) – from the Manchester Courier 

P.G. Wodehouse, Very Good, Jeeves (1930) – from the Manchester Guardian

J.R.R. Tolkein, The Hobbit (1937)- from the Yorkshire Post

Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca (1938) – from the Aberdeen Journal

C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950) – from the Sheffield Daily Telegraph

John Wyndham, The Kraken Wakes (1953) – from the Yorkshire Post

Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961) – from the Daily Express

George Macdonald Fraser, Flashman (1969) – from the Daily Mirror

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03 Rebecca 193802 Lion, Witch and Wardrobe 195001 War of the Worlds 189805 Dracula 189710 Very Good Jeeves 193009 Hobbit 193707 Kraken Wakes 195306 Miss Jean Brodie 196108 Secret Agent 1907April fools 1984 'Channel Sex' Guardian

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