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Susanna Clarke

“He screamed.
Mmm?' inquired the gentleman.
I...I would never presume to interrupt you, sir. But the ground appears to be swallowing me up.'
It is a bog,' said the gentleman, helpfully.
It is certainly a most terrifying substance.”

Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
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