Friday, March 25, 2011

The Archive: Original Victorian Source for The Wire Discovered

Illustration for the original version of The Wire by Baxter "Bubz" Black
In a triumph of scholarly research, Sean Michael Robinson has discovered the original source for the acclaimed television series The Wire, which turns out to be a long serially published novel of the same name by Horatio Bucklesby Ogden, a contemporary of Dickens. Please recalibrate your literary influence charts accordingly.

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