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Can you name the works of literature that are hidden in these sentences?

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This here’s another short one.Henry Rider Haggard
This is a bit like a treasure hunt. Fun eh?Stephen King
Last Saturday, Dominic and I dealt with the dry rot in the basement. We used over a litre of fungicide.Voltaire
Although the bases were loaded, Eric ran for Dean who was injured. And he got a home run!Elizabeth Gaskell
To complete my disguise as a pickpocket, I acquired wallets, cheap jewellery and watches from pawnbrokers.Brian Jacques
A short one, a bald one, a ginger one and a fat one! Men truly come in every variety.Ian McEwan
I’ve been watching a lot of genealogy programmes, I wonder what I have got from ancestry and what I developed on my own.Edgar Allen Poe
This will be a fantastically messy shindig - gin gets me going every time. Probably too well!Seamus Heaney
After the earthquake, each new tremor terrified me. I kept thinking the house would collapse.Terry Pratchett
As the night wore on, the tunnels got darker and I felt the boots of my comrades echo less and less.Louis Sachar
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If you go to the Lloyd family farm after dark, they have big dogs patrolling that might get you. William Shakespeare
Everyone complains about the word ‘beige’. I prefer to call it fawn or buff, dun, ecru or even just ‘neutral’.Frank Herbert
‘When you only wear your silk bathrobe, Love...’ David whispered to his wife, ‘you look amazing...’Toni Morrison
In the regional competition, Susan’s Valentine’s Day poem made the final round but didn’t with a prize.Jane Austen
Jack saw a falcon going into the oak at the bottom of his garden. Two months later, he was watching the chicks fledge.Michael Crichton
When Pete appeared for our date early, I managed to ram on eyeliner and some lipstick so that I looked presentable.Martin Amis
To get out of Austria, the children in the Sound of Music climbed across the mountains on the border.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Who would ever imagine me, Sissy and Arlene would get the lead parts in the new Broadway musical!Agatha Christie
Although she could ski, Michelle preferred to snowboard. She thought it was much cooler.Rudyard Kipling
I’m not sure I understood this story. What do you think?Leo Tolstoy

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