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LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE: A wondrously wise, genuinely unputdownable new novel from Sally Rooney, winner of the 2017 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award (at 26, tied with Zadie Smith for the youngest-ever recipient)--the quintessential coming-of-age love story for our time.Connell

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Author Sally Rooney

Pages 272

Publisher Knopf Canada

Published Date 2019-04-16

ISBN 073527648X 9780735276482


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hannah shared a tip "A modern classic that depicts how messy love can be"

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hayden_talley shared a tip "loooove this book, Sally Rooney is such an amazing author"

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emily_munro_2508 shared a tip "Love her writing."

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julia_999 shared a tip "It’s good! So is the show! Enjoy 💜"

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birgen_schmidt shared a tip "Don’t get me wrong, it’s good…. But I feel like the whole plot didn’t have any definite closure to it."

mattily_brumley shared a tip "Loved it til the end I didn’t want it to end that way"

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erin_hunter_4736 shared a tip "favorite book of all time"

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n_sha_p shared a tip "It was good, doesn't promise any fantasy, characters are very true to themselves"

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peppered.gravy shared a tip "I love this book! It shows how real a relationship is. my first read by Sally rooney! was not disappointed."

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astroneatly_books shared a tip "Beautifully written love story, although I haven’t read her other books."

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brooke_lee_8183 shared a tip "Tugged on the heartstrings, the whole time I was just aching for them to be together <3"

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desteny_nichols shared a tip "The ending was such a let down👎🏻"

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melissa_solis shared a tip "It was good yet frustrating. I had emotions that I did not want but I loved it."

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alexia_paige shared a tip "5/5 ⭐️ This is my first read from Sally Rooney. She is such a great storyteller!! I could not put this down."

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breanna_cuticchia shared a tip "Loveddddddd this; makes you feel every emotion and then some"

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theetaurus shared a tip "2 stars, didn’t like it at all honestly"

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kellen_gondo shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"

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kellen_gondo shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ nice and addicting"

daya_b shared a tip "It's perfect"

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samuelle_4634 shared a tip "slow book but i think it worked well. 4/5"

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livmarie shared a tip "beautiful writing"

melissa_hunsaker shared a tip "Totally worth it! I love it. And once you’re done read Conversations with Friends!"

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sydney_valenti shared a tip "Sad but sweet, loved how main the characters were always able to find themselves once they were back together"

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aurelia_conners_5553 shared a tip "What would you say the age rating is for this book? Like, could a 15 year old girl read it?"

chase_9439 shared a tip "You can see yourself in the characters"

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sophia_santangelo shared a tip "This book simply had no plot. It was just so boring and predictable. I should have stopped reading after the first chapter."

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christiny_2675 shared a tip "Felt like the book was left unfinished, loved the whole concept until the end I wanted more."

vivian_tucker_3747 shared a tip "I loved the story line and it helped me through a tough time"

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marfa_glazyrina shared a tip "While I find the plot to be so-so, the commentary throughout the story and the pacing is what makes this a worth-while read."

chloe_smith_6205 shared a tip "I couldn’t stop reading! Rooney does a fantastic job of depicting the complex feelings and immature choices of young adult love."

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leah_fahim shared a tip "Loved the casualness of this book while it still hit so many important issues in modern relationships"

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ava_cahue shared a tip "Corny but good, definitely would read again"

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angelina_sharp shared a tip "I have a few favorites in this genre"

rae_1437 shared a tip "I would say it’s a tie between normal people and love and other words"

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danielle_tonarely shared a tip "Amazing!!!"

toniann_manzi shared a tip "It wasn’t terrible, I thought I would enjoy it more."

drea_6042 shared a tip "love the realism and the introspection"

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isabella_panagoda shared a tip "It was very realistic and at some moments relatable."

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chad_castro_7772 shared a tip "May We Be Forgiven, A.M. Homes. Just very unique & very, very funny"

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mya_puello_ shared a tip "I will always love this book it’s near and dear to my heart 🥺"

sally_allen shared a tip "Characters"

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daizie_dean shared a tip "beautiful"

caitlin_evers shared a tip "8/10"

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alex_nicole_3738 shared a tip "DNF. There really wasn’t a plot and was over the top sexually. The constant flashbacks were also pretty confusing"

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annie_murray shared a tip "Book recommended by Annie B and mini-series on CBC gem"

emma_filipkowski_6910 shared a tip "Impossible to put down. Love this author and her insightful style of character development."

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tanzene_ali shared a tip "I enjoyed the show more than the book but both are good!"

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uyen_co shared a tip "I was screaming, crying, throwing up!"

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kennedy_urban shared a tip "This book is amazing. tons of emotion and I love how the plot is so fluid but always makes sense."

ella_campbell_2444 shared a tip "i just got bored and didnt want to finish it"

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cvmalone shared a tip "Great Read!"

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mak_s shared a tip "What the he** was this book? 😒🤨"

carolina_figureroa shared a tip "Beautifully written, characters to connect. Gorgeous"

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macon_wallock shared a tip "No plot what so ever, good writing but not worth it when you can have good writing and good plot. I don’t understand the hype."

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shelf.inspiration shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️✨"

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literarylola shared a tip "My favorite book ever 😭"

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brittney_smith_6466 shared a tip "Did you watch the show?"

jennifer_pursel shared a tip "Waste of time…."

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morgan._m. shared a tip "Love this book sm"

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Fleur_ shared a tip "A sense of life that can seem bleak but also at the same time authentic"

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abigail_riley_2353 shared a tip "might try again but i just dont like it"

delaney_fisher shared a tip "Read in one day"

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v4mpire shared a tip "imo terrible ending but it's my favorite book. ur in for a ride buddy, a ******* ride."

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lilyan_gibson shared a tip "I couldn't even finish this book, I found it boring and it put me in a reading slump."

jesee_dunkerson shared a tip "I would have to say my fav that I’ve read this year is Novemver 9 by Colleen Hoover:)"

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ameliee shared a tip "Really bad. Hated the story and the way it was written."

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delilah_h shared a tip "top 5"

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johannaski shared a tip "Could NOT put this down!!"

awesome_user_17276 shared a tip "I loved this book."

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savana_abdoun shared a tip "(⊃。•́‿•̀。)⊃(⊃。•́‿•̀。)⊃(⊃。•́‿•̀。)⊃(⊃。•́‿•̀。)⊃(⊃。•́‿•̀。)⊃"

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jessica_wenzlick shared a tip "The book first, then watch the series on Hulu!!"

rachel_philipose shared a tip "emotional and raw, this book is moving in it’s portrayal of how our relationships with one another can make or break us."

heidi_7429 shared a tip "Master of flashbacks!"

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abri_rodriguez shared a tip "This book is my absolute favorite. It’s so relatable but their story is also so unique. I couldn’t put it down!"

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breanna_church shared a tip "So good. I love books like this. Weird people and their weird feelings."

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brooklynne_thornton shared a tip "Yes it’s called “the invention of Hugo carbret “"

diana_pham shared a tip "For Sally Rooney I liked Conversations With Friends too."

akshatha_bhat_8188 shared a tip "I think it’s a very hard to pick a favourite book! What about you?"

annali_mejia shared a tip "Haven’t read and it’s been sitting in my cart for the longest time can’t wait!"

sara_jain_815 shared a tip "I enjoyed watching the show first, I could almost hear the actors voices while reading the book dialogue."

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stacey_h_1505 shared a tip "Read the book, watch the series and feel lucky you got to dive into these characters twice."

sophia_meier shared a tip "Quick story line but no real climax"

gina_budman shared a tip "though the ending is disappointing, it’s realistic"

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genny_massey shared a tip "Such a sweet book! Had my hooked the whole time. Loved it"

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lilly_gannone shared a tip "Love her!"

sophiamodica shared a tip "One of my best reads in awhile, it’s relatable and honest. Already planning to read again."

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sophie_singleton shared a tip "Wonderfully written, awkward and real"

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stacee_nivera shared a tip "This book was hard to put down. If it wasn't for my sleep meds kicking in, I probably would have finished this in a night."

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liqea_hill shared a tip "No"

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marty_party shared a tip "This book is painful to read"

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jordan_johnson_2455 shared a tip "Just odd that there were no quotation marks but I loved the story!"

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sami_gilmore shared a tip "I’m in a big fantasy kick right now and I’m currently reading House of Sky and Breath !"

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jordan_mlsna shared a tip "So good, and as a teenager this was very realistic and an amazing read!! I definitely recommend it !!"

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alyssa_c_4300 shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️"

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carey_song shared a tip "9.29"

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renee_lambert shared a tip "Connel is a little ***** 😂"

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kayla_cortez shared a tip "Confusing at times but a book you have to read in one sitting!"

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emily_farris shared a tip "So wonderful! Depicts relationships realistically."

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amlia_deschatelets shared a tip "Can't put it down"

lama_zakzok shared a tip "Exceptionally written!"

c_clark shared a tip "@jeff_lenz I haven’t read the book yet! I just wanted to save it"

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imalivebutimdead shared a tip "Interesting writing style, kept me hooked, beautifully tragic. I use “tragic” lightly."

fatemeh_delheimer shared a tip "Meh"

charlotte_oneill_4236 shared a tip "Yes definitely!"

adwoa_s_appiah shared a tip "Currently reading Anxious people, Fredrick Backman :)"

emily_w_2329 shared a tip "this of the best books i've read in a while. sally rooneys writing is just *chefs kiss*"

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jacqueline_stevenson shared a tip "It’s a slow steady paced book it doesn’t really have a best part!"

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mckenzie_miller_6144 shared a tip "Yes!! The show is great too!"

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paola_londono shared a tip "I liked the whole story in general, but I connected with the MFC because of some situations she went through"

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christine_cuddey shared a tip "I enjoyed it! It was definitely easy read!"

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jadanagberi shared a tip "i’m sorry but i tried to rationalize and like this book but i couldn’t. IM SORRY"

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dopeytozier shared a tip "Yes, i loved it!!!"

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zoe_treadwell shared a tip "lived up to the hype, also ****** me off but c’est la vie eh"

awesome_user_856666 shared a tip "I really loved Anxious People by Fredrik Backman and Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson"

lana_elias shared a tip "Relatable, Interesting characters"

lindsay_morelos shared a tip "Great read and Hulu show"

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diana_morales_1742 shared a tip "Good read left me wanting more"

camille_tanquilut shared a tip "I agree! I just finished The Midnight Library and really enjoyed it"

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jaylen_houlihan shared a tip "Love this book so much. Felt like I was reading the book about my past relationship. Lol"

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jaylen_houlihan shared a tip "4.5/5 ⭐️"

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emilie_bourget shared a tip "10/10"

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katelyn_2293 shared a tip "so heartbreaking but i loved it"

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chloe_m_6679 shared a tip "LOVE LOVE. i feel like this was just a very realistic story of well normal people... very sweet"

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janie_bishop_3892 shared a tip "read -nessa"

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grace_6040 shared a tip "Hi! Im loving All the bright places."

morgan_allen_264 shared a tip "Right now this is it"

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niasekayi shared a tip "Really good romance! One of the only romance books I’ve read where I was still intrigued until the last page! 💗"

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quay_dominguez shared a tip "I loved this book!"

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sarah_luke shared a tip "absolutely heartbreaking piece that explains the complexity of “right person, wrong time” and not expressing your true feelings."

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sofia_castillo_6508 shared a tip "100% but it is about evolution of the characters is not like happens a lot in the plot, but its amazing"

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jenna_tosches shared a tip "🙌🙌🙌"

nicole__maclean_ shared a tip "Great characters, and writing."

logan_conway shared a tip "literally any book by colleen hoover !"

ava_esquivel_887 shared a tip "obsessed with this book and the characters!"

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juliana_1424 shared a tip "The writting style was very unique and it didn't drag on scenes so it kept it interesting"

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lucyfaz shared a tip "Dialogue is a little weird but I love it"

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nothing-_something shared a tip "I haven't quite read it yet but I'm trying to!"

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deborah_coker shared a tip "Ahhh I love too many books to have a favorite. I have favorite authors but that’s about it. Do you?"

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emmie_sinclaire shared a tip "I loved the simplicity of both of them, the pain and the love I loved every second of it"

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jjjjj shared a tip "exactly like the show but an excellent read"

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brisaes_mitchell shared a tip "6.5"

emilee_4951 shared a tip "✔️ Book 2"

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emi1y shared a tip "It was a good representation of real life romance, not just the “love at first sight”, teen romance novels."

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binta_kassama shared a tip "You’re welcome! It’s also a series on Hulu! I loved watching it and it such a great adaptation of the book"

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lauren_vierling shared a tip "Love the writing and narratives"

essi_baliko shared a tip "i haven’t read it yet. These are just some of the books that I want to read, but from what I’ve heard, it is!"

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abbagail_welch shared a tip "Yeah I liked it, but if you don't like unhealthy physical intimate love don't read it."

rosie_hyman shared a tip "Not Our Kind and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo"

cheyenne_gudde shared a tip "this book is so addicting to read and it's so goodd!!! definitely recommend!!!"

macy_schmeling shared a tip "It was fine, a little slow and unrewarding. But still was an okay of a read. Meh."

leah_elkin shared a tip "Yes it is such a great book! I am reading Sally Rooney’s other book ‘Conversations with Friends’"

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makenna_meyer shared a tip "I wish I could read this book for the first time again"

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sofia_grappo shared a tip "totally recommend"

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cinN4 shared a tip "This book really got to my soul. I don't usually get emotional over that stuff, but it hit me deep. Great read!"

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a_chung shared a tip "couldn’t quite understand the concept but i was able to finish"

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samraggi shared a tip "Beautiful read."

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sofia_bostic shared a tip "It was nothing like anything I’ve read before, so it was kind of refreshing. I enjoyed the storyline a lot."

elena_orozco_571 shared a tip "A little slow. An okay story"

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michelle_bennett_3262 shared a tip "Just a great story of real people and love."

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