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- Over time he had acquired the ability to blend into the background of wherever he was—into bookshelves, gardens, curtains, doorways, streets—to appear inanimate, almost invisible to the untrained eye.Chapter 1 (28% in)
- By the time they finished discussing the label for the vinegar, Chacko and Comrade Pillai had each acquired personal mosquito funnels.Chapter 14 (45% in)
- Gradually Chappu Thamburan acquired a new ensemble.Chapter 21 (90% in)
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