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Holidays. For some it’s the beach, for others it’s that city break, but wherever a reader goes, it always means one thing: a feast of new paperback reading. So no matter if you’re hunting for your passport or just planning to find a shaded spot for your summer read in the garden, let us deliver the top holiday paperbacks.

Fiction Bestsellers

My Absolute Darling
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The Missing Girl
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Munich
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Surprise Me
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Damaged
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Into the Water
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Force of Nature
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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
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A Legacy of Spies
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Home Fire
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The Rooster Bar
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Can You Hear Me?
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The Break
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Norse Mythology
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Thirteen
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A Stranger in the House
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The Handmaid's Tale
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Our Favourite Fiction

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“I’m a finance clerk. I could be issuing invoices for anything, really: armaments, Rohypnol, coconuts.”

Triumphantly scoring the Costa First Novel Award, Gail Honeyman blends laugh-out-loud funny with sudden unexpected pathos for one of the strongest debuts we’ve seen in years. Eleanor Oliphant is a woman who lives life very much by her own rules, but even her rules can change: leaping straight from the page, get ready to meet your new favourite character in fiction.

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Heartburn
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Men Without Women
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The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth
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Less
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The Sparsholt Affair
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How to Stop Time
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Manhattan Beach
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History of Wolves
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The Sealwoman's Gift
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Call Me By Your Name
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The Bedlam Stacks
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How Hard Can It Be?
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Conversations with Friends
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The Stars are Fire
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The End We Start From
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
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Sing, Unburied, Sing
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The Little Breton Bistro
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Our Favourite Crime Fiction

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A murder, an arrest, a trial: a young man stands accused, and all the evidence points toward his guilt. For the police, the case is over, done and dusted, but when he decides to deliver his own defence, the game suddenly changes. In a courtroom drama where the reader finds themselves the judge, criminal barrister Imran Mahmood brings all his own professional experience to bear on a narrative stinging with authenticity.

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Sleeping in the Ground
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The Midnight Line
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The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye
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The Good Daughter
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Don't Let Go
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The Girl Before
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The Gathering Dark
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The Word Is Murder
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Two Kinds of Truth
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If We Were Villains
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Pulse
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The Last Hours
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Dead in the Dark
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He Said/She Said
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A Nest of Vipers
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The Dry
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The Mitford Murders
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Persons Unknown
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Our Favourite Science Fiction and Fantasy

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Rotherweird. Four and a half centuries on from the moment twelve strange and gifted children were given sanctuary within its walls, the town has been bound by the Elizabethan laws that keep it isolated from the rest of England, any study of its past forbidden. However, no secret can be forever in Andrew Caldecott’s stunning debut fantasy that effortlessly fuses mystery, science fiction, history and effervescent wit.

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Lud-In-The-Mist
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The Mermaid
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Sleeping Beauties
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Meddling Kids
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The Cabin at the End of the World
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Godsgrave
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Ready Player One
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Beren and Luthien
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Sleeping Giants
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Red Sister
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Annihilation
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The Furthest Station
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Kindred
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Autonomous
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Noumenon
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The Bear and The Nightingale
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The Boy on the Bridge
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Strange the Dreamer
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Non Fiction Bestsellers

A Voyage For Madmen
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This is Going to Hurt
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Travellers in the Third Reich
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Ma'am Darling
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The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983-1992
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WTF?
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Admissions
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The Strange Death of Europe
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Homo Deus
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Why We Sleep
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Other Minds
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I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes With Death
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If Only They Didn't Speak English
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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race
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How Not To Be a Boy
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The Secret Life of Cows
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The Darkening Age
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No Is Not Enough
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Our Favourite Popular Science and Smart Thinking Books

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Few books attain the true level of phenomenon, but Sapiens is the real deal. Epic in scope, transformative in concept, Yuval Noah Harari takes nothing less than the history of our species and finds patterns and behaviours that fully illustrate just how we became the dominant animal on our planet. By exploring our past, Sapiens also provides the electrifying key to our future, with Harari making plain the framework of possibilities science will bring.

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Why We Sleep
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A Brief History Of Time
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Adults In The Room
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Behave
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Other Minds
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The Chimp Paradox
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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
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When Breath Becomes Air
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The Ten Types of Human
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Reality Is Not What It Seems
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Ask an Astronaut
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Thinking, Fast and Slow
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The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down
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The Infinite Monkey Cage - How to Build a Universe
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Science in the Soul
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The People Vs Tech
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Utopia for Realists
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Global Discontents
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Our Favourite History Books

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Fascist sympathisers and detractors alike were as moths to the flame of 1930s Germany, providing a staggering multitude of voices in Julia Boyd’s mesmeric account of the flowering of Hitler’s nightmare. From students and schoolchildren to the artists and political elite who flocked to witness the birth of this new form of democracy, Travellers in the Third Reich is a stark and elegant warning of evil by stealth, very much exploring the troubling question of how a people fell for a monster, and how this could so swiftly happen again.

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Prisoners of Geography
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The Templars
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SAS Ghost Patrol
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The Square and the Tower
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The Shortest History of Europe
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The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu
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A Very English Scandal
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Six Minutes in May
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Fall Out
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Koh-I-Noor
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Aelfred's Britain
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The Time Traveller's Guide to Restoration Britain
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The Silk Roads
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Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts
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A History of Britain in 21 Women
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Queer City
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The Earth is Weeping
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Istanbul
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Our Favourite Biography and True Crime Books

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Meticulously compiled and posthumously published, McNamara’s stunning slice of investigative journalism is the roadmap that has almost certainly snared California’s notorious Golden State Killer. Obsessive, immersive, and written with inordinate sensitivity and skill, I'll Be Gone in the Dark began as an online investigative blog and ended as a moving tribute to a force who refused to allow a brutal serial murderer to run free.  Not since Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood has true crime had such a seismic impact.

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Life in the Garden
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A Life of My Own
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Shoe Dog
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How to be Champion
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Uncommon People
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Only Fools and Stories
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Theft by Finding
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What Does This Button Do?
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A Farmer and His Dog
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Jane Austen at Home
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Knowing the Score
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Fingers in the Sparkle Jar
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Keeping On Keeping On
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Killers of the Flower Moon
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Whatever Happened to Margo?
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Balancing Acts
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The Durrells of Corfu
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But Seriously
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Our Favourite Nature and Travel Writing

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On its release, it was Chris Packham’s struggles with depression and diagnosis of Asperger’s syndrome that caught the headlines, but beyond this, Fingers in the Sparkle Jar is a deeply moving portrait of a seventies childhood sculpted by the natural world. Packham’s keen intelligence and love for life shines through to create a genuinely lasting meditation on growing up and the ultimate, elusive, search for meaning.

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A Voyage For Madmen
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The Hidden Life of Trees
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Bee Quest
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Islander
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Border
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Wonderland
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The Otters' Tale
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The Secret Life of Cows
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The Hidden Ways
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Where the Wild Winds Are
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The Penguin Lessons
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The Last London
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Neither Here, Nor There
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Why the Dutch are Different
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The January Man
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Skyfaring
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Love of Country
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Holiday Reads

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
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Gail Honeyman
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This is Going to Hurt
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Adam Kay
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Sapiens
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Yuval Noah Harari
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Conversations with Friends
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Sally Rooney
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Thirteen
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Into the Water
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