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6 April 2024

9:00 AM

6 April 2024

9:00 AM

Stowaway: The Disreputable Exploits of the Rat Joe Shute

Bloomsbury Wildlife, pp.272, 18.99

Behold rat. Behold the magnificent, clever creature as it runs from the bin you have just opened or disappears into the nearest bush. Behold rat as it is cut open or drugged or injected to improve your health in the name of science, as many millions of its peers have been.

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