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GALLANT.
GALLANT. | V.E. Schwab
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llwheeler
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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And with that I'm done #fourfoursin22! Thanks for a fun challenge @Lauredhel!

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rachreadsbooks
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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Dark Academia/ orphanage / magical - this book had so much depth for a YA novel. I almost feel like it shouldn‘t be one. It‘s deep, well written, and causes you to 💭 ponder.

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rachreadsbooks
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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When people see tears, they stop listening to your hands or your words or anything else you have to say. And it doesn‘t matter if the tears are angry or sad, frightened or frustrated. All they see is a girl crying.

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JoyBlue
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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Mehso-so

Good read for spooky month, but not a great read for me, personally. Read my full review here: https://debbybrauer.org/#gallant

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Uralkodo
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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Texreader
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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VE Schwab shares her spookiest reads! I may be readjusting my October tbr list. #scarathlon #teamslaughter @Clwojick @StayCurious

https://www.instagram.com/p/CjNuFXaD_4z/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

Clwojick Ooooh! 2mo
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alisiakae
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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Pickpick

This was so atmospheric, which I loved! Definitely a slow burn story, so I would only recommend for major Schwab fans and people who don‘t mind not much happening. I adore Schwab‘s writing style, which is what made this a pick for me. Great book to get you in the Spooky Halloween mood! Olivia was a great MC, but I wish the side characters were more fleshed out.

TheSpineView Yes! 3mo
Larkken Agreed! Good writing, but could have had a little more… oomph? 3mo
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alisiakae
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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I am loving the illustrations in this book! My eye catches in one thing then slowly sees the other details.

🍄Username change, previously 4thhouseontheleft🍄

Soubhiville I did the audio so I missed out on the illustrations. I‘d love to see more if you‘re inspired to post them 🙂. 3mo
alisiakae @Soubhiville Yes! I'll make a collage and post it. 3mo
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alisiakae
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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It may be in the 80s outside, but it certainly feels like fall when reading an atmospheric spooky story with a kitten curled up in my lap! #monalisa #catsoflitsy

🍄 Previously 4thhouseontheleft, will keep this note at the bottom of my posts for the next few weeks. 🍄

AmyG 😻 3mo
Gissy 😻❤️❤️❤️ 3mo
Leftcoastzen Awww!😸 3mo
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llwheeler
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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#fourfoursin22 circumference (the cover art) @Lauredhel

I do enjoy a good gothic creepy house with secrets book. I'm also late to Schwab's work, this is my first book of hers. Won't be the last!

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lirahlu
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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Gallant 🤘⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ - all the Gothic home feels and continuous sense of unease.
My Sister the Serial Killer 🤘⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ - just wow! This is going to be a reread for me for sure. And to think it languished on my kindle for 2 years.

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galueth28
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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Pickpick

Soft pick for me. I liked the gothic atmosphere and the ghosts and it has a good, tense climax, but I found the ending unsatisfying. Maybe it's the just that I don't like sad endings?

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BookishGirl06
GALLANT. | V.E. Schwab
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Panpan

Wasn‘t really a huge fan of this one as much as her other works. The story is pretty atmospheric and doesn‘t drag, but it just lacks something for me.

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kirstieroo
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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This book is as beautifully written as it‘s external (special edition) appearance.

🥀Gorgeous atmospheric, lyrical prose;
🥀 Gothic vibes;
🥀 A wonderful protagonist on Olivia, who despite her loneliness and fear is incredibly brave and loyal;
🥀 Stunning illustrations;
🥀 Themes of family, belonging, loss, grief.

#youngadult #fantasy #gothic #specialedition

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sarahgreatlove
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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Pickpick

This book was creepy as. I listened on audio, the narration was great. Perhaps not my favorite Schwab book. But that‘s far from an insult as I think she‘s fast becoming one of my most favorite authors. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Gissy
Gallant | Victoria Schwab
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Pickpick

Mixed feelings. I liked the writing style and story. It started so well. But then in the middle of the story some parts were like disconnected, loose descriptions without adding depth to the story. Then, those final chapters were so good connecting the characters with the house. Are we expecting a sequel? So gothic. Olivia is in a birding school with no family. But then, one day she received a letter from an unknown uncle.⬇️

Gissy “You are wanted. You are needed. You belong to us. Come home dear niece”. Who is this uncle? What is Gallant? Every house has secrets, what are the secrets of this house? Olivia Olivia Olivia.

#TheForgottenBook pick
August 2023 #BookSpin (I corrected the error-this is the correct bookspin)
#BookSpinBingo @TheAromaOfBooks

3.5/3.8⭐️
4mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 4mo
Gissy #OriliusMagicalReadathon
Career-Mage Hunter Class (Q)-Incantation Echo=Find someone else tbr and pick a book matching (ForgottenBookCub pick)
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BookishGirl06
GALLANT. | V.E. Schwab
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Gonna start this soon

CaitlinR I really enjoyed Gallant! 4mo
Palimpsest ❤️ 4mo
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Katie.happens
GALLANT. | V.E. Schwab
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Mehso-so

This book has SUCH an interesting premise. It just didn‘t live up to how wonderfully it started. By the end I had to kind of give myself a push to finish it. The ultimate villain was very cool, I wish we could have seen more from him before the very end of the novel.

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LittlebearReads
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
Mehso-so

The interplay between image and word was really interesting, but I ultimately felt like the plot was a bit thin and would have liked a deeper exploration of qhy Olivia‘s family were chosen (cursed?). I think I‘m finding that V.E. Schwab generally does not solidif the rules of their worlds enough for me to really enjoy their works (see also my review of Addie LaRue)

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Fammybooks
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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I enjoyed this book so much. I didn‘t expect the twist and turns I got from it, but they were also unsurprising. I couldn‘t put down once I started reading it— I couldn‘t wait to read more! I‘ll be looking up more books from this author asap!

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emmaturi
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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Pickpick

A young girl living in girl's school called Merilance gets a chance to leave when a letter arrives from an uncle asking for her to come to Gallant. But unfortunately it doesn't seem like the happy ending she so hopes for. YA, fantasy and horror from V.E. Schwab.

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Branwen
GALLANT. | V.E. Schwab
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My parents are visiting this weekend (le sigh) which is always a bit of an anxiety inducing event, BUT! My April bookish box just arrived yesterday so that is for sure the highlight of the weekend so far! 🤣📚💕 LOOK AT THAT GORGEOUS EDITION OF GALLANT! 😍 #bookishbox

Ruthiella Hope everything goes well! 🤞❤️ 5mo
Libby1 (((Hugs))) 5mo
Branwen @Ruthiella @Libby1 Thank you! I made it through the weekend! ☺️💕 5mo
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Fammybooks
Gallant | V.E. Schwab

Why have I waited so long to read Gallant by V.E. Schwab? I‘m already invested. #summerofreading

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Booknerd222
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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My #thebookishbox edition!

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LittlebearReads
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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Thanks to V.E. Schwab for getting me back into reading with my two new buddies! I really needed a good book after a pretty awful month where we lost not only two humans but also a furry family member.

BookwormM Ahh little piggies 5mo
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Blackink_WhitePaper
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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Pickpick

An interesting plot and beautifully crafted storyline. I love the MC . It‘s short but strong 💪 a good read for fantasy lovers.

#YA #bookspinbingo #gothic

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 5mo
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Rachiiebookdragon
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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I actually really enjoyed this one 😊 An intriguing book.

4.25/5

Read for prompts for:

#Buzzwordathon2022
#53BookClubReadingChallenge2022

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Addison_Reads
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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I've been a fan of this author since I read her Shades of Magic trilogy. Some of her recent books have been a miss for me though, but this one is a definite pick.

It was such a fun mix of gothic horror and the supernatural to keep my geeky heart happy. Also, binging Stranger Things while reading this might have added to my appeal as well. 😁

I loved the included artwork too.

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Sharpeipup
GALLANT. | V.E. Schwab
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Got distracted by my #audiobook while making breakfast and the result is slightly disturbing yet still delicious 👀

CoffeeNBooks It looks like Jack Skellington. 🤣 6mo
AmyG @CoffeeNBooks It does! 6mo
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Lizpixie
GALLANT. | V.E. Schwab
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Bk5 of June & #BigJuneReadathon & Bk2 of #JoysOfJune #readathon is done! After listening to some of Chamber Of Secrets, I picked up this recent addition & ended up reading it straight through🙌It wasn‘t the best horror/fantasy I‘ve ever read but it was compelling in its own way. The setting is what sold it I think, reminded me a lot of Crimson Peaks, the movie with Tom Hiddleston. 3.5⭐️ #BookspinBingo #Booked2022 #NewIn2022

Clwojick Way to go! 6mo
Cinfhen Fabulous!! Glad your reading mojo is coming back 🤩 6mo
Lizpixie @Clwojick thanks lovely! @Cinfhen believe me, I‘m so relieved. I was terrified it was going to be permanent. Not sure I could‘ve lived with that honestly. Still nowhere near back to normal but some improvement makes me hopeful🙏 6mo
Andrew65 This is great news, well done 👏👏👏 6mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Such a gorgeous edition, too!! 6mo
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CaitlinR
GALLANT. | V.E. Schwab
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The Prior‘s didn‘t build Gallant, but they were called to it, and generations have spent their lives, and deaths protecting it, and the world, from the horror that lies behind the wall at the end of the garden. Olivia, raised as a foundling has never known a real home, but is called to Gallant by a mysterious letter. I don‘t know why some books are called YA. Far from YA myself, I loved this well written novel.

“Home is a choice”

CaitlinR Illustration by Manuel Šumberac from the book. 6mo
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ErraticElle
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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A fun, short read with a great setup. Fantastic writing & brilliant protagonist construction. Strong atmosphere with a gothic flare & just the right amount of darkness. There was a lot to love. Unfortunately, it still fell a little short. I needed more development & a bigger, more sweeping plot. Despite how lovely the writing was & how much I enjoyed the creep factor, it only scratched the surface. Still...worth reading? Yes. I'd read it again.

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AllisonM89
GALLANT. | V.E. Schwab
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Very enjoyable, but i do wish the book were longer and had more to it...

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Anya91
Gallant | V E Schwab

“Traps are like locks they can be picked. They can can be opened. A trap is only a trap if you get caught.”

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BookwormAHN
GALLANT. | V.E. Schwab
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This was a brilliant tale. It's Gothic with some Neil Gaiman and a little Labyrinth mixed in.
Olivia has been growing up in an orphanage until she receives a letter from her uncle, who wants her to return to the family home, Gallant.
#BookSpinBingo @TheAromaofBooks
#BFC2022 @wanderinglynn
#Pantone2022 #ArticWolf @Clwojick
#WyrdAndWonder #ShapeShifters @imyril

TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 6mo
Clwojick Love this cover! 6mo
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Graciouswarriorprincess
GALLANT. | V.E. Schwab
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Book 46/150.

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Graciouswarriorprincess
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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My afternoon.

Nutmegnc What are your thoughts about this one?? 6mo
Graciouswarriorprincess @Nutmegnc It was a slow burn especially in the beginning but then it picked up. I enjoyed it. Your thoughts? 6mo
Nutmegnc @Graciouswarriorprincess I haven‘t started it yet! Might need to move it up the list. 6mo
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Cailey_Mac
GALLANT. | V.E. Schwab
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Reading a few beginnings of some books I‘m interested in reading next; I think I might be in a slight reading slump 🙃

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eden.s.volk
GALLANT. | V.E. Schwab
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Panpan

I didn't finish this one. It was just taking me a long time to get into the story. I was 190 pages in and still wasn't invested in the story. The premise is great and the writing is great, I just couldn't get interested.

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Anya91
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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canbku
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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Pickpick

Loved this! Maybe more than Invisible Life.... I enjoyed the gothic elements, the eerie setting and the mystery of it all. Great book!

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thegirlwiththelibrarybag
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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I‘d forgotten what books I‘d put on the sign up form and luckily had resisted all urges to buy this - as I am a complete sucker for illustrated covers with houses on them.

Thanks so much Gemma, these recipes look 🤤 especially the chocolate croissant pudding - will have to see if I can borrow a slow cooker… and Australia is just heading into winter so perfect timing for soup and mushroom wellingtons!

#RecipeSwap

thegirlwiththelibrarybag Thanks also to Suzanne for organising 😊 (edited) 7mo
BennettBookworm This looks so yummy, yay! 7mo
Magpiegem I‘m so pleased you like the look of them! And that you didn‘t buy the book! Phew!! I hope you enjoy it. That cover is gorgeous! Xx 7mo
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wildwoodreads
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I was hesitant to pick up Gallant, because I‘ve had mixed feelings on V.E. Schwab‘s work in the past. But
I‘m glad I took a chance on it because I had a lot of fun reading it. It was atmospheric and spooky from the very beginning. I do think it could have been just a little bit longer though. It seemed to end too soon. But overall, it was a fun read.

https://wildwoodreads.com/2022/05/20/gallant-review/

BrittanyReads I enjoyed Gallant (my first by her) and I'm thinking of picking up Vicious. Did you read that one? Worth trying? 7mo
wildwoodreads @BrittanyReads I haven‘t read it, but I‘ve heard a lot of good things about it. 7mo
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canbku
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Ready for a short one! I've been doing such long audiobooks!

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Professional_Book_Dragon
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A book blog said this was one of the best fantasy books this year so far…I‘m about 100 pages in and so far I completely agree.

TracyReadsBooks Loved this book! Such a great story. 7mo
Professional_Book_Dragon @TracyReadsBooks im having a hard time putting it down. Im about halfway through now and thinking I might be staying up too late to finish it 😋 7mo
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Nessavamusic
Gallant | V E Schwab
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Mehso-so

This book is a mood more than anything else. It paints a beautiful, dark gothic locale; both with the prose and the art within the book. However, the plot and characterization is just not fully fleshed out. It drags the first two thirds of the book with vivid imagery, then rushes through the actual story the last third. Not a bad read, just meh. The book itself is gorgeous though, especially this #illumicrate edition. 3⭐️

Ddzmini Love the illustrations 🤗 7mo
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ManyWordsLater
Gallant | V.E. Schwab
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Current read

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Kar2b
Gallant | Victoria Schwab
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Gallant is a haunting, atmospheric tale. It was the perfect balance of spook and intrigue. I really enjoyed it, and it‘s a clean read for all ages too. Olivia is brave and smart. I enjoyed seeing nonverbal represented too, and the frustration of others misjudging or silencing you. Overall, an excellent book! This black and white version with black stained edges is an OwlCrate exclusive.

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TheSpineView
Gallant | Victoria Schwab
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In one word... fabulous! The prose is what captured me, the MC and the plot held me and I want more. Good vs evil is the troupe but it was presented in a unique way. I hated to finish this one. 4.5 ⭐

BrittanyReads I want more too! I feel like this is just the start for Olivia. I wonder if there will be more? 🤔 7mo
TheSpineView @BrittanyReads I sure hope so! 7mo
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