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Did J. K. Rowling base platform 9 3/4 on the Gump?

If she did, she hasn't admitted it. In her writing on Pottermore she states: King's Cross, which is one of London's main railway stations, has a very personal significance for me, because my parents ...
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When is Journey to the River Sea set?

It's set in 1910. For while the sisters prized proper learning, they also prized good manners, thoughtfulness, and care for others, and the girls learned both algebra and needlework. Moreover, they ...
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