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Kobo Abe Quotes: Some people, when they're called before the police, like nothing better than to spill everything, fact and fiction alike, hoping to create a good impression.
         

Some people, when they're called before the police, like nothing better than to spill everything, fact and fiction alike, hoping to create a good impression.


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