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Back To Basics

Back To Basics


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Description: Don't know Midas from Oedipus? Wouldn't recognize a concerto from a sonata? Many of us wish that we could fill in the gaps in our education in order to avoid those embarrassing situations when we feel as if we don't know things that others do. In Back to Basics, bestselling author Caroline Taggart provides readers with the opportunity to learn really useful stuff that was never taught in mainstream education, while also giving a refresher course on the main staples. From brushing up on Bible stories and classical architecture, to identifying different types of clouds, your thirst for knowledge will be sated and your education complete - and it's enormous fun to boot!
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Author: Caroline Taggart
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Magnify The World Encyclopedia Of Trees
The World Encyclopedia Of Trees

The World Encyclopedia Of Trees


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Description: This is a beautifully illustrated guide to trees from around the world. It is a comprehensive guide to over 600 trees from the tropics and temperate worlds, with more than 800 photographs and illustrations. It includes conifers, deciduous broadleaf trees, striking cacti-like palms and fruit trees. It features stunning watercolour artworks of each tree through the seasons, and useful maps show the natural distribution of each tree. Without trees there would be no life on Earth, and this wonderful encyclopedia provides all you need to know about these amazing plants. This book explains what a tree is, how it lives, grows and dies, and describes the purpose of its buds, branches, flowers, leaves, roots, cones, fruit and bark. Each tree is each accompanied by a watercolour artwork, along with photographs of their defining characteristics to make identification easy.
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Author: Tony Russell
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Product ID: 9781843228462
 
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Marvel Encyclopedia: Updated And Expanded

Marvel Encyclopedia: Updated And Expanded


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Description: There's no stopping Marvel! For the past few years, their classic characters have been brought to the big screen in hit film after hit film, while the comics have continued to go from strength to strength. The likes of the X- Men, Spider- Man, the Incredible Hulk, Iron Man and Captain America are much-loved characters that have long been ingrained in popular culture and after the success of the films starring Andrew Garfield, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr and Chris Evans, they now entertain a whole new fanbase too! Fully updated and expanded, this book gives Marvel fans all the information they'll ever need about the 1,000 various heroes and villains that now exist in the much-expanded universe that was established by Stan Lee all those years ago. Full of original comic book art, there are also little-known facts featured throughout this brilliant fan's guide.
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Author: Dorling Kindersley
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A Classical Education

A Classical Education


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Description: How many times have you wished that your history stretched all the way back to Greek and Roman myths and legends? Or that you'd been taught Latin at school? Or perhaps you wish you knew all about the great inventions and medical developments that have made our world what it is today? A Classical Education provides all of these classical facts that modern schooling leaves out and many more. Perfect for parents who wish to teach their children and for those who would like to learn or relearn the facts themselves, A Classical Education is informative and educational, but above all accessible. It includes: Latin and Greek; Logic and philosophy; Natural sciences; Art and architecture; Poetry and drama; History and Classical literature. Also including suggestions for further reading and entertaining tit-bits of information on the classics, A Classical Education is a must for anyone feeling let down by modern schooling.
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Author: Caroline Taggart
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Product ID: 9781782430100
 
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Encyclopedia Of Herbal Medicine

Encyclopedia Of Herbal Medicine


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Description: From the experts at DK, this is the fully revised and updated Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine. Providing definitive reference on herbal plants and their medicinal properties, this informative book provides detailed descriptions for over 550 plants and remedies for more than 80 ailments. Based on the latest scientific research and safety advice, among the natural remedies included are those for headaches, arthritis and fungal infections. This is a handy book to have around the house when you want to look at using plants with therapeutic properties.
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Author: Andrew Chevallier
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Product ID: 9780241229446
 
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Magnify The Ultimate Ambition In The Arts Of Erudition
The Ultimate Ambition In The Arts Of Erudition

The Ultimate Ambition In The Arts Of Erudition


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Description: An astonishing record of the knowledge of a civilization, The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition catalogues everything known to exist from the perspective of a 14th-century Egyptian scholar and litterateur. More than 9,000 pages and 30 volumes--here abridged to one volume, and translated into English for the first time--it contains entries on everything from medieval moon-worshiping cults, sexual aphrodisiacs, and the substance of clouds, to how to get the smell of alcohol off one's breath, the deliciousness of cheese made from buffalo milk, and the nesting habits of flamingos. Similar works by Western authors, including Pliny's Natural History, have been available in English for centuries. This ground-breaking translation of a remarkable Arabic text--expertly abridged and annotated--offers a look at the world through the highly literary and impressively knowledgeable societies of the classical Islamic world. Meticulously arranged and delightfully eclectic, it is a compendium to be treasured--a true monument of erudition.
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Author: Shihab Al-Din Al-Nuwayri
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Product ID: 9780143107484
 
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Magnify The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Destroyers  Frigates and Submarines
The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Destroyers  Frigates and Submarines

The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Destroyers Frigates and Submarines


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Description: This expertly researched volume focuses on the history of destroyers, frigates and submarines. Country-bycountry directories cover the key chronological stages of each vessel, including full technical information and specification details such as origin, length, displacement, speed, armament, propulsion and complement. Illustrated with over 1300 historical and modern photographs showing naval vessels in action, this authoritative volume provides both enthusiasts and historians with up-to-date information about the world's destroyers, frigates and submarines, and is an essential reference guide for everyone interested in naval history.
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Author: Bernard Ireland
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Product ID: 9781780194400
 
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An Illustrated Identifier And Encyclopedia

An Illustrated Identifier And Encyclopedia


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Description: This is an authoritative guide to more than 750 wild flowers of the world. It is a stunning visual guide to the most important wild flowers, trees, shrubs, herbs, cacti, grasses, mosses, aquatic plants and weeds. It is beautifully illustrated with more than 1700 botanical illustrations, identification photographs and maps. Each encyclopedic entry includes information about flower and leaf size, shape, hue and height, number of blooms per stem and the locality where it can be found. This lavishly illustrated and accessible reference book provides a comprehensive guide to the world of wild flowers and flora - including trees, shrubs, herbs, cacti, weeds, grasses, aquatic plants and mosses. The book is arranged according to geographic region, and every entry includes information on flower hue, size and shape, stem height and spread, leaf size and shape, number of flowers per flowerhead, as well as details of its environment and the pollinator. With more than 1700 wonderful paintings, maps and photographs, this richly illustrated guide to the world's flora provides a comprehensive reference book to be used by the whole family.
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Author: Mick Lavelle
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Product ID: 9780754830290
 
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Magnify The Visual Encyclopedia Of Garden Techniques
The Visual Encyclopedia Of Garden Techniques

The Visual Encyclopedia Of Garden Techniques


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Description: This title includes the essential gardening tasks that are shown step by step, with over 950 clear colour photographs and illustrations. It covers everything from planning a design to planting, propagation, care and cultivation through each season. It helps you learn basic gardening skills and techniques from planning and basic maintenance to planting and caring for trees, shrubs, climbers, bulbs, annuals and perennials. Each technique is clearly explained with step-by-step pictures taking you through every stage. It includes information on growing vegetables, herbs and fruit, greenhouse gardening, building rock and water gardens, and propagation. It provides simple advice on garden maintenance including how to improve your soil and achieve a weed-free lawn. It offers a comprehensive seasonal checklist highlights the key tasks to do throughout the year. This is an essential reference guide for new gardeners and those who want to extend their gardening expertise. This title includes over 950 colour photographs and illustrations. This comprehensive practical book begins with simple design ideas and advice about planning your garden and information on using a huge variety of plants, as well as guidance on planting and pruning. This book then builds on this basic knowledge to suggest more spectacular ideas for gardens from wildlife ponds and water features to rock gardens. There is advice on growing fruits and vegetables and making the most from your greenhouse. The final section covers the skills you need to keep your garden in tip-top shape, from weeding, feeding and pest control to propagation, and includes a year-round checklist of essential tasks.
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Author: Jonathan Edwards
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Product ID: 9781780190655
 
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Magnify The Practical Encyclopedia Of Home Remedies and Natural Therapies
The Practical Encyclopedia Of Home Remedies and Natural Therapies

The Practical Encyclopedia Of Home Remedies and Natural Therapies


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Description: This practical guide to natural health-promoting treatments and techniques brings together the very best of traditional therapies for reducing stress, gaining vitality and inducing relaxation. The first half of the book looks at common ailments and how to treat them with aromatherapy oils, herbs, homeopathic medicine or dietary changes. The second half of the book explores a wide range of alternative therapies, giving the reader a thorough understanding of each one. Extended sections on aromatherapy, massage and yoga give detailed instruction on how to improve health and wellbeing by adopting these ancient disciplines into your lifestyle.
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Author: Mark Evans
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Product ID: 9781780194585
 
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Magnify The Practical Illustrated Encyclopedia Of 1001 Garden Questions Answered
The Practical Illustrated Encyclopedia Of 1001 Garden Questions Answered

The Practical Illustrated Encyclopedia Of 1001 Garden Questions Answered


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Description: This title includes succinct advice on site, aspect, soil, compost, lawns, fences, pruning, training, propagation, pest control and more. It is an authoritative guide: helpful solutions to more than 1001 of the most frequently asked questions in one accessible at-a-glance volume. It answers queries on garden sites, soil, walls, lawns, fences, patios, trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, herbs, houseplants, vegetables, container gardening, the water garden, compost, propagation, weed control, everyday maintenance and greenhouses. It comes with over 850 photographs, this volume will help you find a quick solution to every garden question. Whether you're a novice gardener or have been growing plants for years, each season can bring new dilemmas that need addressing. This handy volume asks every typical garden question and provides invaluable guidance for successful gardening. There are chapters on planning and assessing the garden site; the hard landscape; lawns; the ornamental garden; the kitchen garden; the water garden; propagation; pruning and training; garden problems; growing under cover; and garden equipment. All provide suggestions, help and reassurance for the concerns most likely to be encountered, making this the perfect reference book for every gardener.
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Author: Andrew Mikolajski
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Product ID: 9781846813528
 
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Magnify The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Creatures
The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Creatures

The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Creatures


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Description: This title profiles all known dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures, from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous eras and beyond, including fish, mammals, reptiles, pterosaurs, plesiosaurs, ichthyosaurs, amphibians, crocodiles, turtles and birds. It includes more than 2000 illustrations, maps and anatomical diagrams, with every entry detailing appearance, activities, habitat and life cycle. This is a ground-breaking and expert study by a leading paleantologist and geologist. This seminal book covers every important dinosaur find. A comprehensive introduction explains the evolution of the dinosaurs, their adaptation, specialization, habitats and locations. The main section is an encyclopedia of 1000 dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures. Entries give size and shape, muscle and bone structure, plus explanations of how the animal moved, hunted and defended itself. Each main entry has a highly detailed and technically accurate illustration, and a map showing the sites where fossils have been found. With its unique combination of the latest expert research and visual reconstruction, this is an essential reference for school and home study.
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Author: Dougal Dixon
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Product ID: 9781846812095
 
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Magnify The Encyclopedia Of Beading Techniques
The Encyclopedia Of Beading Techniques

The Encyclopedia Of Beading Techniques


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Description: Beads have been used for decoration for centuries. Available in a huge array of colours, shapes and sizes, they are beautiful, adaptable, and easy to work with. These practical projects show how you can add detail, texture, colour and originality to garments and accessories by incorporating beads into your knitting, crochet and needlework. Learn traditional and contemporary techniques such as bead weaving, stringing, wirework and strand-knotting, and even find out how to make your own beads.
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Author: Sara Withers
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Product ID: 9781844480470
 
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Magnify The Ultimate Encyclopedia Of Knots And Ropework
The Ultimate Encyclopedia Of Knots And Ropework

The Ultimate Encyclopedia Of Knots And Ropework


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Description: Features of this work include: over 200 tying techniques comprehensively illustrated in step-by-step photographs; all the key knot types covered: bends, hitches, bindings, loops, mats, plaits, rings and slings; knot categories include angling and fishing, boating and sailing, caving and climbing, general purpose and outdoor pursuits; information on cord and rope fibres, and an invaluable table charting the qualities and breaking strengths of each; and, over 1,200 colour photographs. There are several thousand knots in existence and an almost infinite number of variations of these. This reference manual and practical handbook presents over 200 knots, illustrating how to tie them in step-by-step photographs and clear, detailed text. These include familiar knots, such as the simple overhand or thumb knot, but there are also more challenging knots. Each set of instructions is clearly written and accompanied by precise photographs that take you through every step of tying the knot. Whether you are an eager beginner or a lifelong devotee of the satisfying art of knot-tying, this handbook will prove an absorbing and indispensable guide.
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Author: Geoffrey Budworth
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Product ID: 9781844768912
 
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The Encyclopedia Of Reggae

The Encyclopedia Of Reggae


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Description: This is a colourful history of one of the world's most popular musical styles. This heavily illustrated guide to reggae is a colourful, herbally endowed and sunsplashed history of one of the world's most popular musical styles. Reggae was born in 1960s Jamaica, a potent mix of such indigenous genres as ska and rocksteady plus R& B, jazz and traditional African rhythms. Before long, it had conquered the globe, influencing musicians from Britain to Brazil. The Encyclopedia of Reggae focuses on the music's golden age, from the late 1960s to the mid-1980s heyday of dancehall and features more than 500 images, including rare album art and ephemera. Written by one of the foremost experts on the subject, this amazing resource profiles more than 200 key performers, impresarios and producers from reggae's history.
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Author: Mike Alleyne
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Product ID: 9781402785832
 
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The Encyclopedia Of Heavy Metal

The Encyclopedia Of Heavy Metal


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Description: This is special 10- Year Anniversary Edition - with lots of new and updated material. Since its roots in 60s-era rock, heavy metal has smashed eardrums and shattered musical boundaries, inspiring millions around the world to grab an electric guitar and crank their amplifiers up to eleven. In this essential, irreverent and illustrated guide to all things metal, veteran headbanger Daniel Bukszpan narrates the history of the music, from trailblazing acts Black Sabbath, Metallica and AC/ DC to modern standouts like Killswitch Engage, Mastodon and Girlschool.
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Author: Daniel Bukszpan
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Product ID: 9781402792304
 
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Knowledge Is Beautiful

Knowledge Is Beautiful


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Description: In this mind-blowing follow-up to the bestselling Information is Beautiful, the king of infographics David Mc Candless uses spectacular visuals to reveal unexpected insights into how the world really works. We are living in the Information Age, in which we are constantly bombarded with data - on television, in print and online. How can we relate to this mind-numbing overload? Enter David Mc Candless and his amazing infographics: simple, elegant ways to understand information too complex or abstract to grasp any way but visually. In his unique signature style, he creates dazzling displays that blend facts with their connections, contexts and relationships, making information meaningful, entertaining - and beautiful. Taking infographics to the next level, his new book Knowledge is Beautiful is an endlessly fascinating spin through the world of visualized data, which offers a deeper, more wide-ranging look at the world and its history. Covering everything from dog breeds and movie plots to the origins of life and a timeline of the far future, this stunning book is guaranteed to enrich your understanding of the world.
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Author: David McCandless
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Product ID: 9780007427925
 
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Information Is Beautiful

Information Is Beautiful


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Description: A visual guide to how the world really works, through stunning infographics and data visualisations, thoroughly revised, recalculated and reimagined for this new edition. We are overwhelmed by information - from our phones, our televisions, our computers, our newspapers. This new edition of Information is Beautiful has been revised throughout with over 20 updates and 20 new visualisations. It offers shelter from the flood by visualising data in a new way that blends facts with their connections, their context and their relationships - making information meaningful, entertaining and beautiful. This is information like you have never seen it before - easy to flick through but also engaging enough to study - information that comes to life in your hands and your eyes.
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Author: David McCandless
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Product ID: 9780007492893
 
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Pears Cyclopaedia  2016-2017

Pears Cyclopaedia 2016-2017


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Description: The quintessentially British almanac, Pears' Cyclopaedia continues to inform and intrigue generations of readers with its unique mix of solid facts and fascinating gems. Now reaching its 125th edition, this ultimate volume offers clear and concise information on such wide-ranging subjects as global events, Norse mythology and modern cinema. Updated regularly by editor Chris Cook and his panel of experts, this handy and beautiful edition includes new entries for all major events from 2016-17 and all the traditional favourites - from public figures and celebrities, through medical matters and classical mythology, to a gazetteer of the British Isles and the latest tax advice. This is a world of knowledge rolled into one must-have volume - the Swiss army knife of reference books.
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Author: Chris Cook
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Product ID: 9780241244715
 
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Rhs Encyclopedia Of Gardening

Rhs Encyclopedia Of Gardening


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Description: This is fully revised and updated edition of the world's finest and most authoritative source of gardening advice, from the experts at the RHS. Marking 20 years since first publication, the updated edition of the RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening is the classic reference for keen gardeners. Packed with unrivalled gardening advice you'll find guidance and step-by-steps on everything from pruning to propagation. Plus new topics reflect current trends including how to grow fruit and vegetables in containers and green roofs. Whatever your level of skill in the great outdoors, expert tips and guidance from editor Christopher Brickell and a team of specialist contributors, The RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening will help you create and keep your garden perfect all year round.
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Author: Christopher Brickell
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