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British Museum Reading Room - References in Art and Popular Culture
... The British Museum Reading Room has become iconic ... It is the subject of an eponymous poem, The British Museum Reading Room, by Louis MacNeice ... Much of the action of David Lodge's 1965 novel The British Museum Is Falling Down takes place in the old Reading Room ...

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