Spam literature quiz - identify the following passage

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Aug 26, 2004, 6:02:55 PM8/26/04
From the end of a recent spam offering:

"It will seem like being at home again, for I lived in that room for
many, many years The black-bearded chieftain was still reclining upon
his pillows, but Rob bowed before him, and by means of signs managed to
ask for a band of warriors to assist him in assaulting the town The
chieftain appeared to doubt the wisdom of the enterprise, not being able
to understand how the boy could expect to succeed; but he graciously
issued the required order, and by the time Rob reached the city gate he
found a large group of Tatars gathered to support him, while the entire
camp, roused to interest in the proceedings, stood looking on."


Blinky Bill

Aug 26, 2004, 9:27:07 PM8/26/04
never heard of the book, or the author. perhaps better know in places
elsewhere around the world.

Blinky Bill

I don't Suffer from insanity, I enjoy it


Aug 27, 2004, 4:30:38 PM8/27/04
Blinky Bill wrote:
> never heard of the book, or the author. perhaps better know in places
> elsewhere around the world.
Well, like you I've never heard of the book, but the author did The
Wizard of Oz.

Blinky Bill

Aug 30, 2004, 8:37:52 AM8/30/04
Jim wrote:

> The Wizard of Oz.

I heard of that one!

Jan 24, 2012, 10:15:06 AM1/24/12
Squawk Back

From Issue 40: "The child, now neither fish nor fowl, nor he nor she, as it's too early to really tell, too early to guess, to trust any intuition on the matter, informed or otherwise—the child, as it is yet a child, not merely an insentient mass of cells but something thriving, pullulating within Shawna's uterus—something tugging its new hairs, trying its new limbs, contracting its new muscles, masturbating—not merely some sainted idiot but a functioning, flawed, often redeeming, often disgusting being—less tabula rasa than feral kid, wild caged animal, circumscribed by the pit of Shawna, the belly of Shawna, that warm dark place that he or she or it would never regain, try as it may—"
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