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Did Gaiman and Pratchett troll an interviewer who thought they were religious fanatics?

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Meaning of "She had all the colour and dynamism of a parsnip"

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Short Story About a Woman Saving up to Buy a Gift?

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Children's book with "a ring, a stone, a finger bone"

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How long does the story of Watership Down take?

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Fantasy novel with a skilled female assassin enrolling in a contest

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Everyone keeps diaries due to regular, town-wide amnesia

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What Kanji startles Otoko so much?

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Meaning of "She impressed me neither favorably nor the reverse."

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Which Kipling poem is this an allusion to?

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Do ALL of the Redwall books include the death of a major character?

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Where did the Robert Frost Quote "If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane" come from?

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Meaning of "the kind of woman who’d throw round terms like the orthodox feminist position. "

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What does "fail us" mean in the book "Pachinko"?

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Source of a quote by Bernard Shaw about flying versus living with each other like humans

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What does “out of the room like a streak” mean?

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Were all the Redwall songs created by Brian Jacques, or based on some real songs?

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Symbolism of the Mind Game in Ender's Game

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Meaning of "shade perturbed" in "Thank You, Jeeves" by P. G. Wodehouse?

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Reference for author of "The earth has music for those who listen"

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Meaning of "Her say said" in "This Side of Paradise"?

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Meaning of "down here after measles, as likely as not!" in 'Five Children and It'

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Hidden-away man found dead, was addicted to a fancy/medical form of opioids

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What's the source of this E.M. Forster quote, and what did he mean by a “chance word”?

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Why is the narrator the one leaving in "Streets of Gold"?

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What do "Free Trader" and "Protection in the Colonies" refer to in "The Thirty-Nine Steps"?

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How could somebody welcome his visitor warmly while regarding this visit as a bad thing in "Markenmore Mystery"?

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Is "Doctor Marigold" the nickname of the cheap-jack, or is "Marigold" his real name?

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Meaning of some phrases in The Grapes of Wrath

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Who translated the Baccano! series into English?