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Singing in the car
He knew very well that for me it was the __________________ kind of music.
One day I decided to ask him why he always chooses this type while driving. “Well, sister,” he reluctantly replied, “to be frank, it's mainly so you can't sing along.” He added that he __________________ to anything else if only I promised not to sing along.
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Ray Douglas Bradbury is a US writer of fantasy, horror, science fiction and mystery. He is __________________ considered to be one of the 20th century’s greatest and most popular writers of science fiction.
His works have been translated into more than 40 languages and have sold tens of millions of copies in different countries. His __________________ continues in the 21st century.
During his long writing career, Bradbury has written almost 600 short stories, eleven novels, as well as __________________ poems and plays.
He first became famous for his Martian Chronicles, a collection of short stories concerning colonization of the planet Mars. In it, Bradbury portrayed the strengths and __________________ of human beings as they encountered a new world.
Bradbury won __________________ literary awards, the most important of them coming from the National Institute of Arts and Letters.
Millions of science fiction readers all over the world are grateful to Ray Bradbury for his outstanding __________________ in the field of fantasy and science fiction.
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Amos Finnister was a private detective. In all his years as a policeman and a private investigator, he had learned about people. He gained a psychological insight into most as he A22 ______ them do foolish things. He was at ease with people from all walks of life, and in consequence they were at ease with him.
And this was most apparent on Friday evening, when Major Cedric Crawford dined with him at the Ritz restaurant. Amos A23 ______ to dine there when he lived in New York.
By the time they were halfway through dinner, Amos had the major laughing and sharing stories, some of which were funny. By the time they had eaten the main course, Amos felt comfortable enough to A24 ______ the answer to an important question. “I wonder if you have ever come across Tabitha James.”
Cedric A25 ______ knowing Tabitha with no sign of embarrassment or reluctance. “To A26 ______ the truth, I knew her quite well, actually. She was a close friend of a fellow guards officer, Sebastian Lawford. She fell in love with him at first sight. They were going to marry but unfortunately that did not come to pass.”
“And why was that, Major, do you know?”
“Oh, yes, I’m afraid I do. Tabitha had contracted pneumonia but A27 ______ no attention to her illness. Before I knew it, she was dead and gone. As for Sebastian, he rejoined the army when the war broke out and was killed. A sad story, isn’t it?” Amos nodded. So much depended A28 ______ this information.