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Shakespeare, Poe, and Rowling
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0074  Monday, 15 January 2001

From:           Jimmy Jung <
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Date:           Thursday, 11 Jan 2001 17:15:13 -0500
Subject:        Shakespeare, Poe, and Rowling

One of the friendly machines at Amazon just sent me a notification that
William Shakespeare is publishing another book.  Turns out it is an
edition of  the 1608 quarto of Lear.  But what I really found
interesting was the following notation as part of the description:

Customers who bought titles by William Shakespeare also bought titles by
these authors:

                          J. K. Rowling
                          Cliffs Notes Editors
                          Mark Twain
                          Stanley Wells
                          Edgar Allan Poe

Wells, and Cliff Notes I understand, but I thought Poe, Twain, and
Rowling was an interesting assortment.

Jimmy
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Greetings from Amazon.com Alerts.

As you requested, we're notifying you of new releases matching the
following criteria:

Books with "The World's Classics ; shakespeare" in all matches.
          [Formats: audiobook, hardcover, paperback]

The History of King Lear : The 1608 Quarto (Oxford World's Classics) by
William Shakespeare, Stanley Wells (Editor)

  Publication date: January 2001
  Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr (Trade)
  Binding:Paperback
  Subjects: Fiction; Classics
  Click here for more information
  Our Price: $7.95
 

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