The secret life of Charles Brown

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The secret life of Charles Brown

As Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote, “He that writes to himself writes to an eternal public.” At the time I bought the old diary, I had no idea it would inspire me to write a book and share its secrets.
For over 40 years, my passion for antiques has driven me to search and collect treasures from the past. Addicted to old paper, letters, books and artwork, I enjoy the thrill of the hunt, researching each item and finding them a home.
When I discovered the diary, I was aware of buying someone’s secrets and pondered if I had the right to read it. However, I found the intriguing inscription irresistible and eagerly read every page: “In this book are recorded my evil deeds, but only for one year.”

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