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Brief encounter: Michael Rosen

"We do not distribute the results of our work in an equitable way"

By Prospect Team   May 2017

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First historical event you can recall?

The Festival of Britain of 1951, when I was five years old. I can remember going into the Dome of Discovery and standing alongside a beautiful blue diesel-electric railway engine, which towered over me. It all seemed magical and I hoped that I would be alive in 2051 for the next one.

The book you are most embarrassed you never yet read?

Bleak House. I can’t explain why not. I haven’t read all of Dickens by any means but what I have…

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