The most popular books in English
from 18201 to 18400

What books are currently the most popular and which are the all time classics? Here we present you with a mixture of those two criteria. We update this list once a month.

18201. Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Elena Ferrante

The incredible story continues in book three of the critically acclaimed Neapolitan Novels!Since the publication of My Brilliant Friend, the first of the Neapolitan novels, Elena Ferrante’s fame as one of our most compelling, insightful, and stylish contemporary authors has …

18203. The Search for WondLa

Tony DiTerlizzi

Now in paperback, Tony DiTerlizzi’s New York Times bestselling, richly illustrated modern classic. When a marauder destroys the underground sanctuary that Eva Nine was raised in by the robot Muthr, the twelve-year-year-old girl is forced to flee aboveground. Eva Nine is …

18205. Flinx's Folly

Alan Dean Foster

Flinx's Folly is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster. The book is the eighth chronologically in the Pip and Flinx series.

18206. The Complete Plain Words

Ernest Gowers

The Complete Plain Words, titled simply Plain Words in its 2014 revision, is a style guide written by Sir Ernest Gowers, published in 1954. It has never been out of print. It comprises expanded and revised versions of two pamphlets that he wrote at the request of HM Treasury, …

18208. Into the Garden

V. C. Andrews

Into the Garden is a book published in 1999 that was written by V. C. Andrews.

18211. Notable American Women

Ben Marcus

Notable American Women is a novel written by Ben Marcus and published in March 2002.

18216. Catcher Was a Spy

Nicholas Dawidoff

The Catcher Was A Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg is a 1994 biography written by Nicholas Dawidoff about a major league baseball player who also worked for the Office of Strategic Services, the forerunner of the Central Intelligence Agency. Moe Berg, the subject of the …

18217. Trees of North America

C. Frank Brockman

Trees of North America: A Guide to Field Identification is a book published in 1968 that was written by C. Frank Brockman.

18218. Godbody

Theodore Sturgeon

Godbody is the final novel of science fiction author Theodore Sturgeon, published posthumously in 1986. A foreword, "Agape and Eros: The Art of Theodore Sturgeon", was contributed by Robert A. Heinlein and an afterword was contributed by Stephen R. Donaldson.

18219. The Third Book of Swords

Fred Saberhagen

The Third Book of Swords is a book published in 1983, written by Fred Saberhagen.

18224. A Person of Interest

Susan Choi

With its propulsive drive, vividly realized characters, and profound observations about soul and society, Pulitzer Prize-finalist Susan Choi's latest novel is as thrilling as it is lyrical, and confirms her place as one of the most important novelists chronicling the American …

18225. Coming On Home Soon

Jacqueline Woodson

Coming On Home Soon is a book written by Jacqueline Woodson and illustrated by E.B. Lewis.

18230. Havana

Stephen Hunter

Havana is a novel by the author Stephen Hunter. The third novel in the Earl Swagger series, it was released by Simon & Schuster in 2003. The story is set in Cuba during the emergence of Fidel Castro. Earl Swagger is recruited as a personal bodyguard for an Arkansas …

18232. Acorna's Triumph

Anne McCaffrey

Acorna's Triumph is a fantasy or science fiction novel by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough. It was the seventh book in the Acorna Universe series, which McCaffrey and Margaret Ball initiated in Acorna: The Unicorn Girl. Triumph completed Acorna's biography, which is …

18234. It's Not News, It's FARK

Drew Curtis

A hilarious exposé on the media gone awry, from the creator of the wildly popular Fark.comHave you ever noticed certain patterns in the news you see and read each day? Perhaps it’s the blatant fear-mongering in the absence of facts on your local six o’clock news (“Tsunami could …

18235. Here Today

Ann M. Martin

Here Today is a children's novel by Ann M. Martin. It was first published in 2004 and takes place in the 1960s. The story is about Ellie, an 11-year-old whose mother is irresponsible and whose siblings are argumentative. She, along with her best friend Holly, gets bullied and …

18237. Marianne Dreams

Catherine Storr

Marianne Dreams is a children's fantasy novel by Catherine Storr.

18238. Haters

Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez

Haters is the 2006 debut young adult novel by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez.

18240. Commitment Hour

James Alan Gardner

Commitment Hour is a science fiction novel by James Alan Gardner, published in 1998. The novel is set in Gardner's "League of Peoples's" futuristic universe, and plays out in the small, isolated village of Tober Cove. Set on post-apocalyptic Earth, Tober Cove most resembles a …

18241. Crossings

Danielle Steel

Crossings is a 1982 novel that was written by Danielle Steel. The book is Steel's fourteenth novel.

18243. Three Sisters Island: 2 - Heaven and Earth

Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts masterfully evokes the quaint charm of New England in this collection that includes all three novels in the Three Sisters Island Trilogy—stories of friendships made and hearts lost, of legends, lovers, and longing... DANCE UPON …

18245. Swine Not?

Jimmy Buffett

Swine Not? is a novel by Jimmy Buffett about a pig. Buffett's friend, Helen Bransford, asked him to review her 25-page nonfiction manuscript describing her four years living at New York's Carlyle Hotel with her then-husband Jay McInerney, two children, and pet pig. Buffett asked …

18249. Three Cups of Deceit

Jon Krakauer

Three Cups of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way is a 2011 e-book written by Jon Krakauer about Three Cups of Tea and Stones into Schools author Greg Mortenson. In it, Krakauer disputes Mortenson's accounts of his experiences in Afghanistan and Pakistan, …

18250. Czarne oceany

Jacek Dukaj

Czarne oceany is a novel written in 2001 by Jacek Dukaj, Polish science fiction writer and published in Poland by Supernowa. The novel fits in the hard science fiction genre, describing the late-21st century Earth facing technological singularity. The novel received the prime …

18252. Artemisia

Anna Banti

Artemisia Gentileschi, born in 1598, the daughter of an esteemed painter, taught art in Naples and painted the great women of Roman and biblical history. She could neither read nor write, and she was the reviled victim in a public rape trial, rejected by her father, and later …

18253. Verliefd gesprek

Alice Ferney

Pauline is young and coquettish. She is also happily married to Marc and has a child. Gilles, kind and self-confident, is twenty years older and a recent divorcee. After he watches Pauline one morning, he asks to meet her. In spite of herself, Pauline agrees. Alice Ferney …

18255. The Autobiography of Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

The Autobiography of Charles Darwin is the autobiography of the British naturalist Charles Darwin which was published in 1887, five years after his death. Darwin wrote the book, which he entitled Recollections of the Development of my Mind and Character, for his family. He …

18256. The Condemned of Altona

Jean-Paul Sartre

The Condemned of Altona is a play written by Jean-Paul Sartre, known in Great Britain as Loser Wins. It was first produced in 1959 at the Théâtre de la Renaissance in Paris. It was one of the last plays Sartre wrote, followed only by his adaptation of Euripides' The Trojan …

18257. Just Go to Bed

Mercer Mayer

Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter is not looking forward to bedtime in this classic, funny, and heartwarming book. Whether it’s time for him to stop playing and take a bath, or when he puts up a fuss getting into is jammies, both parents and children alike will relate to this …

18260. The Knight and Death

Leonardo Sciascia

The Knight and Death is a crime novel by Leonardo Sciascia, published in 1988.

18265. The saskiad

Brian Hall

Longing to escape the rundown commune where she lives with her organic-farmer mother, assorted half-siblings, and a cow named Marilyn, the precociously well-read Saskia White, twelve, imagines herself as the noble contemporary of Odysseys, Marco Polo, and Horatio Hornblower. …

18267. The Awkward Age

Henry James

The Awkward Age is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in Harper's Weekly in 1898-1899 and then as a book later in 1899. Originally conceived as a brief, light story about the complications created in her family's social set by a young girl coming of age, the …

18270. Leather Maiden

Joe R. Lansdale

Leather Maiden is a crime/mystery novel written by American author Joe R. Lansdale.

18271. Strange Meeting

Susan Hill

Strange Meeting is a novel by Susan Hill about the First World War. The title of the book is taken from a poem by the First World War poet Wilfred Owen. The novel was first published by Hamish Hamilton in 1971 and then by Penguin Books in 1974.

18274. Language in Thought and Action

S. I. Hayakawa

Language in Thought and Action is a book on semantics by Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa, based on his previous work Language in Action published in 1939. Early editions were written in consultation with different people. The current 5th edition was published in 1991. It was updated by …

18275. Blitzcat

Robert Westall

Blitzcat is a 1989 novel by Robert Westall, and recipient of the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize.

18276. The Constitution of Liberty

F. A. Hayek

The Constitution of Liberty is a book by Austrian economist and Nobel Prize recipient Friedrich A. Hayek. The book was first published in 1960 by the University of Chicago Press and it is an interpretation of civilization as being made possible by the fundamental principles of …

18278. Savage Night

Jim Thompson

Savage Night is a 1953 novel by the thriller writer Jim Thompson.

18280. The Lavalite World

Philip José Farmer

The Lavalite World is a book published in 1977 that was written by Philip José Farmer.

18281. Remembering the Kanji

James Heisig

Remembering the Kanji is a series of three volumes by James Heisig, intended to teach the 3007 most frequent Kanji to students of the Japanese language. The series is available in English, Spanish and German. There is a supplementary book, Remembering the Kana, which teaches the …

18283. Richter 10

Arthur C. Clarke

Richter 10 is a 1996 novel by Arthur C. Clarke and Mike McQuay. The protagonist is Lewis Crane, who develops a hatred of earthquakes due to a major earthquake hitting his house when he is seven years old, killing his parents. The book's title is a reference to the Richter scale, …

18285. Warcraft: The Last Guardian

Jeff Grubb

Warcraft: The Last Guardian is a novel by Jeff Grubb set in the Warcraft Universe. It is considered to be the third novel, despite the e-book Warcraft: Of Blood and Honor being released first. The story of Warcraft: The Last Guardian is about Medivh, the last guardian of …

18291. My Grandfather's Son: A Memoir

Clarence Thomas

My Grandfather's Son A Memoir is the 2007 memoir of Clarence Thomas, an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. The book spans all of Thomas's life to the present, beginning with his early childhood in the Deep South and his mother's decision to send him and his …

18292. The Limits to Growth

Donella Meadows

The Limits to Growth is a 1972 book about the computer simulation of exponential economic and population growth with finite resource supplies. Funded by the Volkswagen Foundation and commissioned by the Club of Rome it was first presented at the St. Gallen Symposium. Its authors …

18293. The Poison Belt

Arthur Conan Doyle

The Poison Belt was the second story, a novella, that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote about Professor Challenger. Written in 1913, roughly a year before the outbreak of World War I, much of it takes place in a single room in Challenger's house in Sussex – rather oddly, given that …

18294. The Lost Prince

Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Lost Prince is a novel by British-American author Frances Hodgson Burnett, first published in 1915.

18295. Fear

L. Ron Hubbard

Fear is a psychological thriller-horror novella by L. Ron Hubbard first appearing in Unknown Fantasy Fiction in July 1940. While previous editions followed the magazine text, the 1991 Bridge edition reportedly restores the author's original manuscript text. The novella is ranked …

18296. War of the Twins

Margaret Weis

War of the Twins is a fantasy novel by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, in the Dragonlance series of novels. It is the second novel in the Dragonlance Legends trilogy, a series detailing the journey of the fictional twins Raistlin Majere and Caramon Majere, along with Crysania …

18297. "Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman

Harlan Ellison

"'Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman" is a short story by science fiction writer Harlan Ellison. It is nonlinear in that the narrative begins in the middle, then moves to the beginning, then the end, without the use of flashbacks. First appearing in the science fiction …

18298. Villains by Necessity

Eve Forward

Villains by Necessity is fantasy novel written by Eve Forward, daughter of Robert L. Forward. It is currently out of print and a rare find among booksellers.

18300. The Hacker and the Ants

R. Rucker

The Hacker and the Ants is a work of science fiction by Rudy Rucker published in 1994 by Avon Books. It was written while Rucker was working as a programmer at Autodesk, Inc., of Sausalito, California from 1988 to 1992.

18301. Harmful to Minors

Judith Levine

Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children From Sex is a 2002 book by Judith Levine. The foreword was written by former United States Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders, who resigned after suggesting that masturbation be destigmatized as a means of preventing young people …

18302. Fair Stood the Wind for France

H. E. Bates

Fair Stood the Wind for France is a novel written by English author H. E. Bates, it was first published in 1944 and was his first financial success. The title comes from the first line of Agincourt, a poem by Michael Drayton.

18303. The Mirror Maker

Primo Levi

The Mirror Maker is a collection of stories and essays by Italian author Primo Levi originally published in the Italian newspaper La Stampa.

18305. Jedi Twilight

Michael Reaves

Jedi Twilight is the first book in Michael Reaves' series Coruscant Nights, set in the Dark Times.

18306. Hemingway Adventure

Michael Palin

Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure is the book that Michael Palin wrote to accompany the BBC TV program Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure. This book, like the other books that Michael Palin wrote following each of his seven trips for the BBC, consists both of his text and of …

18307. The Rainbow Stories

William T. Vollmann

The Rainbow Stories is a collection of short stories about American culture written by William T. Vollmann and published in 1989. Written in the style of narrative journalism, it was his second published fictional work, preceded by You Bright and Risen Angels. The book consists …

18310. The Insider: The Private Diaries of a Scandalous …

Piers Morgan

The Insider: The Private Diaries of a Scandalous Decade is a book written in diary form by Piers Morgan documenting his time as editor of the News of the World and Daily Mirror. It was serialised by the Daily Mail. Although the book is presented in diary form, many reviewers …

18311. Bruno's Dream

Iris Murdoch

Bruno, dying, obsessed with spiders and preoccupied with death and reconciliation, lies at the center of an intricate spider's web of relationships and passions: Bruno's estranged and grieving son Miles; Danby, Bruno's widowed son-in-law, consoling himself with the Adelaide the …

18313. Biko

Donald Woods

Biko is a biography about Black Consciousness Movement leader and anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko. It was written by the liberal white South African journalist Donald Woods, a personal friend of Biko. Donald Woods was forced into exile for attempting to expose the truth …

18318. The Pearl

John Steinbeck

The Pearl is a novella by American author John Steinbeck, published in 1947. It is the story of a pearl diver, Kino, and explores man's nature as well as greed and evil. Steinbeck's inspiration was a Mexican folk tale from La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico, which he had heard …

18319. The Winter Prince

Elizabeth E. Wein

The Winter Prince is Elizabeth Wein's retelling of the Arthurian story of Mordred, detailing Medraut's complicated, intense relationship with his legitimate half-brother Lleu.

18320. Nightjohn

Gary Paulsen

Nightjohn is a young adult novel by Gary Paulsen, first published in 1993. It is about slavery in the American South shortly before the time of the American Civil War. It was later made into a movie of the same name.

18321. Off on a Comet

Jules Verne

Off on a Comet is an 1877 science fiction novel by Jules Verne.

18322. The Deluge

Henryk Sienkiewicz

The Deluge is a historical novel by the Polish author Henryk Sienkiewicz, published in 1886. It is the second volume of a three-volume series known to Poles as "The Trilogy," having been preceded by With Fire and Sword and followed by Fire in the Steppe. The novel tells a story …

18325. Hearts and Bones

Margaret Lawrence

Hearts and Bones is a book written by Margaret Lawrence.

18326. Finnegans Wake

James Joyce

Finnegans Wake is a novel by Irish writer James Joyce. It is significant for its experimental style and reputation as one of the most difficult works of fiction in the English language. Written in Paris over a period of seventeen years, and published in 1939, two years before …

18329. The Art of Fiction: A Guide for Writers and Readers

Ayn Rand

The Art of Fiction: A Guide for Writers and Readers is a nonfiction book by Ayn Rand, published posthumously. Edited by Tore Boeckmann, it was published by Plume in 2000. The book is based on a 1958 series of lectures about fiction writing which Rand gave to a group of student …

18331. Turn of the Century

Kurt Andersen

Turn of the Century is a bestselling novel by Kurt Andersen published in 1999.

18332. A Walk in Wolf Wood

Mary Stewart

A Walk in Wolf Wood: A Tale of Fantasy and Magic is an English children's fantasy novel written by Mary Stewart, and published in 1980. Stewart tells the story of a sister and brother in 20th-century England, who travel to 14th-century England when they follow a weeping man into …

18333. War Fever

J. G. Ballard

War Fever is a collection of short stories by J. G. Ballard, first published in 1990 by Collins. It includes: "War Fever" "The Secret History of World War 3" "Dream Cargoes" "The Object of the Attack" "Love in a Colder Climate" "The Largest Theme Park in the World" "Answers to a …

18334. Below the Root

Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Below the Root is a science fiction/fantasy novel by Zilpha Keatley Snyder, the first book in the Green Sky Trilogy. The 1984 videogame Below the Root is based on the book series.

18335. Thousand Pieces of Gold

Ruthanne McCunn

Thousand Pieces of Gold is an 1981 historical novel by Ruthanne Lum McCunn and based on the life of Polly Bemis, a 19th-century Chinese immigrant woman in the American Old West. The novel was adapted into a film of the same name stars Rosalind Chao, Chris Cooper, Dennis Dun and …

18336. Incest: From a Journal of Love

Anais Nin

Incest: From a Journal of Love: The Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin is a 1992 non-fiction book by Anaïs Nin. It is a continuation of the diary entries first published in Henry and June: From the Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin. It features Nin's relationships with writer Henry …

18338. Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the original title of a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. The work is commonly known today as The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, or simply …

18340. The Sky Is Falling

Kit Pearson

The Sky is Falling is a young adult novel written by Kit Pearson in 1989. It is the first novel in the Guests of War trilogy, which follows the lives of Norah and Gavin Stoakes after they are evacuated from England to Canada during World War II. The novel won the Canadian …

18342. Miracle Fair

Wisława Szymborska

Miracle Fair is a book of poems by Wisława Szymborska.

18345. Vulcan's Glory

D. C. Fontana

Vulcan's Glory is a Star Trek: The Original Series novel written by D.C. Fontana.

18346. The Chestnut Soldier

Jenny Nimmo

The Chestnut Soldier is a book published in 1989 that was written by Jenny Nimmo.

18347. Too Many Clients

Rex Stout

Too Many Clients is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, published by the Viking Press in 1960, and collected in the omnibus volume Three Aces.

18348. The Other Side of the Mirror

Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Other Side of the Mirror and Other Darkover Stories is an anthology of fantasy and science fiction short stories edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley. The stories are set in Bradley's world of Darkover. The book was first published by DAW Books in February, 1987.

18349. The Bedford Handbook

Diana Hacker

The Bedford Handbook is a guide written by Diana Hacker, now in its eighth edition, that provides basic explanations of proper English grammar, composition, citation, and textual analysis. The guide includes a number of sample texts and illustrations throughout its sections. The …

18350. Immortal

Christopher; Holder Golden, Nancy

Immortal is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

18351. The Magic City

E. Nesbit

The Magic City is a children's book by Edith Nesbit, first published in 1910. It initially appeared as a serial in The Strand Magazine, with illustrations by Spencer Pryse.

18352. Beyond Einstein

Michio Kaku

Beyond Einstein: The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe is a book by Michio Kaku, a theoretical physicist from the City College of New York, and Jennifer Thompson. It focuses on the development of superstring theory, which might become the unified field theory of the …

18354. Apology, Crito and Phaedo of Socrates

Plato

This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes …

18356. Selected dialogues of Plato : the Benjamin Jowett …

Plato

Benjamin Jowett's translations of Plato have long been classics in their own right. In this volume, Professor Hayden Pelliccia has revised Jowett's renderings of five key dialogues, giving us a modern Plato faithful to both Jowett's best features and Plato's own masterly …

18357. Wilco: Learning How to Die

Greg Kot

Wilco: Learning How to Die is a book by Chicago Tribune rock critic Greg Kot. The book was written with the cooperation of Wilco band members past and present. It covers the time period from when Wilco singer Jeff Tweedy was born, through the formation and breakup of Uncle …

18359. Millroy the Magician

Paul Theroux

Fourteen-year-old Jilly Farina was enthralled with Millroy the Magician at the Barnstable County Fair. After all, he once turned a girl from the audience into a glass of milk and drank her, But when Jilly stepped into the wickerwork coffin during a performance, she had no idea …

18361. The Book of Dreams

Jack Vance

The Book of Dreams is a science fiction book by American author Jack Vance, the fifth and last novel in the "Demon Princes" series.

18365. Queen of the Slayers

Nancy Holder

Queen of the Slayers is an original novel based on the American television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

18366. Secrets in the Fire

Henning Mankell

Secrets in the Fire is a children's novel by Swedish author Henning Mankell. It was published in 1995 and was translated into English by Anne Connie Stuksrud. Secrets in the Fire was based on the true story of land mine victim Sofia Alface. The book has won the 2002 Sankei …

18367. Statesman

Plato

18373. The Lasko Tangent

Richard North Patterson

The Lasko Tangent is a book by Richard North Patterson.

18374. Orientalism

Edward Said

Orientalism, by Edward W. Said, is a critical study of the cultural representations that are the bases of Orientalism, the West’s patronizing perceptions and fictional depictions of “the East” — the societies and peoples who inhabit the places of Asia, North Africa, and the …

18380. Anti-Ice

Stephen Baxter

Anti-Ice is a science fiction novel by Stephen Baxter. Published in 1993, it portrays of 19th-century Europe and the changes resulting, particularly in Britain, from an explosive scientific discovery made in the 1850s.

18383. Unlocking the Air and Other Stories

Ursula K. Le Guin

Unlocking the Air and Other Stories is a 1996 collection of short stories by Ursula K. Le Guin. Like Searoad and Orsinian Tales, most of the included stories are neither science fiction nor fantasy.

18385. Dangerous Girls

R. L. Stine

Dangerous Girls is the first novel in the Dangerous Girls series by R. L. Stine. First published in 2003, the novel was followed by a sequel, The Taste of Night, in 2004. Dangerous Girls has won awards, including the ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers and the New …

18387. Cratylus

Plato

18391. ...And Now Miguel

Joseph Krumgold

...And Now Miguel is a novel by Joseph Krumgold that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1954. It deals with the life of Miguel Chavez, a 12-year-old Hispanic-American shepherd from New Mexico. It is also the title of a 1953 documentary …

18396. Ibid: A Life

Mark Dunn

Ibid: A Life is the third novel by Mark Dunn, published in 2004. Its form is highly reminiscent of Nabokov's Pale Fire in that it consists almost entirely of a set of endnotes for a larger biographical work.

18398. Grand Conspiracy

Janny Wurts

Grand Conspiracy is volume five of the Wars of Light and Shadow by Janny Wurts. It is also volume two of the Alliance of Light, the third story arc in the Wars of Light and Shadow.

18400. Alfred Kropp: The Seal of Solomon

Rick Yancey

Alfred Kropp: The Seal of Solomon is a young adult novel by Rick Yancey. A sequel to The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp, it continues the story of Alfred Kropp, the beloved of the Archangel Michael, who is sent to retrieve the Great Seal of King Solomon who long ago …



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