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Blue, White And Read All Over: The Return Of Pelican Books

Posted at 8:01AM Friday 16 May 2014

The Pelican book rises from the ashes this month. Why, one wonders, exhume a series that honourably ran its near-50-year course, fading out in the 1980s? One reason suggests itself – agglomeration. Penguin wants to assert and define a "core" identity: where, so to speak, it is coming from.

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