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The mystery of the East German writer who moved to the English coast

Uwe Johnson in Sheerness: Why did a major East German writer move to an English seaside town? Gunter Grass called him the most significant of all East German writers. So why did Uwe Johnson choose to live in the unlikely setting of Sheerness, Kent, asks John Goudie. To his fellow drinkers in the Seaview Hotel, he was Charles or Charlie, …

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Book time at National Library Day 2015

Bookworms will have every excuse to get into the zone this weekend, as National Libraries Day throws wide open the doors of our most reader-friendly environments.  A reader of books Find your nearest library this Saturday, and you can be sure there’ll be something special happening there. Kent Libraries are inviting people to get their nose in a good book …

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