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Lucy Scott brings us The Book of Margery Kempe, the extraordinary account of a medieval wife, mother and mystic from Norfolk. Known as the earliest autobiography in English, it traces Kempe’s transformation from a ‘sinful wretch’ to a holy pilgrim. We also have New Grub Street, George Gissing’s tantalising take on the world of Victorian journalism, as well as Caleb Williams, William Godwin’s suspense novel about a young gentleman who unveils a deadly secret – both read by Andrew Wincott.
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When I lately retired to my own house, with a resolution, as much as possibly I could, to avoid all manner of concern in affairs, and to spend in privacy and repose the little remainder of time I have to …