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“That’s it for today,” said Axton stopping in the middle of the row. One by one the slaves began to lug their baskets toward the line of carts parked alongside the rows of crops.

“Helena” by Evelyn Waugh

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An Abyss of Deep Thought

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From Another World

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“Ethan Frome” by Edith Wharton

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Overcome Submission of the Human Spirit

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“The Gulag Archipelago” by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

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Birth of Rebellion

“That’s it for today,” said Axton stopping in the middle of the row. One by one the slaves began to lug their baskets toward the line of carts parked alongside the rows of crops.