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The Olive Conspiracy
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"p. 35 there's use of an idiom that might be triggering if you live in a country where corporal punishment of children is still used and similar sentences are used to mean just what they say. I could add more but I can't hide things under spoiler tags there. I could add it in a TW list in my review when i'm finished, but I intend to read it slowly to make it last so I thought it'd also be useful there." Nov 18, 2016 10:12AM

 
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"Good and interesting so far. I like it." Mar 20, 2016 01:09PM

 
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