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IMPAC 2012 Longlist
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The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck by Beatrix Potter
Water Fowl
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Classic Mysteries
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Books that Make you Laugh
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The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan DoyleThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
Victorian Mysteries
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