A Christmas Carol. At the beginning of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, Marley had been dead for seven years.
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The Globe. Shakespeare's company erected the Globe theatre.
In A Nursing Home. Jacob befriends a nurse named Rosemary in the novel "Water for Elephants".
Cyril Proudbottom. In the 1949 film "The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad", Mr. Toad's horse, Cyril Proudbottom, is voiced by J. Pat O'Malley.
Marmee. In "Little Women", Marmee encourages her daughters to give their breakfasts to a poor family on Christmas morning.
Norway. Knut Hamsun was born Knud Pedersen in Lom, Norway on August 4, 1859.
Agatha Christie's. Agatha Christie wrote romance novels under the name Mary Westmacott.