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In Graham Swift's novel Last Orders (1996), which won a Booker Prize, four working-class English friends go on a day trip to honor a friend's last request that his ashes be dropped off Margate Pier. The men use the opportunity to review their lives and reflect on life and death.

British playwright Caryl Churchill's play Fen (one of four Churchill plays in Plays 2, 1990) is about the plight of the fen inhabitants, who are presented as living hard lives dominated by religion and the traditions of their community, while being exploited by greedy landowners and land-buying conglomerates.

Master of Morholm: A Novel of the Fenland

(1987), by Timothy Wilson, is set in the eighteenth century in the fens. Wilson creates a complex story of romantic attachments that sheds light on class differences and morality.

East Anglia and the Fens (2000), by Rob Talbot (photographer) and Robin Whiteman, is a...

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