Martel: A Medieval Masterpiece in the Dordogne, France

Martel: A Medieval Masterpiece in the Dordogne, France

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The History of Martel in the Dordogne During time of economic wealth many merchants’ houses were built here but with the arrival of the Hundred Years War came poverty forcing people to move outside the town walls to cheaper accommodation.  The town did recover relatively quickly and another period of…

The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

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  Set in the 1920’s, The Great Gatsby has no doubt been on University reading lists for many years and now, thanks to the recent Hollywood tribute to this work I am sure many others have turned to this American Classic. Through the eyes of Nick Carraway, a Yale Graduate…