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January (2 posts)

  1. Obituary: Carolyn Cassady (1923 - 2013)

    Wednesday 25 September 2013, 17:03

     Arena Arena Gazette

    Writer and photographer Carolyn Cassady, born on the 28 April 1923, died last week on 20 September 2013. The American writer was associated with the Beat Generation through her marriage to Neal Cassady and relationship with Jack Kerouac.

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  2. STEPHEN KING PENS SEQUEL TO 'THE SHINING'

    Friday 20 September 2013, 10:13

     Arena Arena Gazette

    After 36 years, Stephen King has at last relented and written a sequel to his 1977 novel, The Shining.  Doctor Sleep revisits the character of the young son in The Shining, Danny Torrance - now a middle-aged man struggling to come to terms with his psychic powers.

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