Thursday, March 20, 2014

Throwback Thursday

Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, was first published on this day in 1852. The novel sold 300,000 copies within three months.


“Of course, in a novel, people's hearts break, and they die and that is the end of it; and in a story this is very convenient. But in real life we do not die when all that makes life bright dies to us.”
― Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin

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