6 Books About Inheritance

Poet Ken Cockburn asks: Who gets the old man’s money?

Where there’s a fortune there’s also a feud, so don’t start imagining what you’d do with it all unless you’re up for a fight.

1. Rob Roy

Sir Walter Scott
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2. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Tennessee Williams
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3. Italian Folktales

Italo Calvino
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4. King Lear

William Shakespeare
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5. Jane Eyre

Charlotte Bronte
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6. Kidnapped

Robert Louis Stevenson

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Ken Cockburn
Ken Cockburn

Ken Cockburn established and ran pocketbooks, an award-winning series of books of poetry and visual art (1999-2002), and was a director of platform projects, its successor company, until 2006. Since 2004 he has worked freelance, as a poet, editor, translator and writing tutor. To learn more, click here.

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