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How TV is Looking to Novelists for Inspiration

Posted at 8:50AM Friday 28 Mar 2014

TV viewers are now being treated to ambitious entertainment that is quickly rivaling the complex stories and layered characters of some of the best novels. Critics are noticing that story wise, television is taking a page from Dickens rather than Spielberg.

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