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What had turned him to a career which would make his name a byword for cruelty and evil that would echo into the twenty-first century? HIDING FROM THE LIGHT (2002)There was a new buoyancy to his walk, and his staff found that his sarcasm, long a byword in the department, was gentler. THE ENDLESS GAME (2002)Coffee at Melanie's was a byword in Kinvarra for putting your feet up after a hard morning. JUST BETWEEN US (2002)
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