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The Lessons is the second novel from Naomi Alderman, winner of the Orange New Writer's Award and Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year. Set among the dreaming spires of Oxford, it follows the progress of a gilded gr
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4 Extra Debut. An upstanding Parliamentary member's past indiscretion dooms his future life. Starring Gerard McDermott and Tracy-Ann Oberman.


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The Lessons is the second novel from Naomi Alderman, winner of the Orange New Writer's Award and Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year. Set among the dreaming spires of Oxford, it follows the progress of a gilded gr
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