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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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black market
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • Black market,’ she said indifferently.
  • As soon as they arrived they would sprinkle everything with pepper bought on the black market, tear off their clothes, and make love with sweating bodies, then fall asleep and wake to find that the bugs had rallied and were massing for the counter-attack.

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  • If this were possible, imagine the black market in peculiar souls that might spring up among the wealthy and unscrupulous.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Graham had strong-armed most people into handing over any packs they’d salvaged and had supposedly put an Arcadian named Asher in charge of distributing them, but there was already a fledgling black market; people were trading nutrition packs for blankets and taking on extra water shifts in exchange for reserved spots inside the crowded tents.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100

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