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It’s time to free Edward Bulwar-Lytton

February 28, 2021 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: writers, writing.

After being consigned by several generations to literary purgatory, Edward Bulwar-Lytton deserves to be free — if not for his sake then for our own. He is a far more interesting man than simply being the author of the most famous first line in all of English literature: It was a dark and stormy night. • Read More »