George Orwell's, books v Cigarettes.
Indeed, purchases have become so predictable that disheartened sales assistants, fed up of selling the same old books, now greet anyone buying the aforementioned titles with wry smiles and small but futile sighs.
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Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are.
It became my book, my little nugget of poetry trivia, as well as my literary rebellion the book I was never meant to read.
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