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Product placement in the great novels of our time

My last post, about how (name redacted) was probably paid big bucks by Cadbury's for advertising Turkish Delight: you got any others? I was thinking Thomas Pynchon might get paid by Fyffes for posting lots of lovely banana recipes in the first chapter of Gravity's Rainbow. Lord of the Flies sponsored by the Pork Marketing Board? 'Kill the Pig, Eat her flesh, drink her blood! Now at only £5.99 a kilo.'
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    I see Gove has backed down on climate change and it's back in the curriculum again.

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    My book is now for sale

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