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People do remakes of films all the time; also TV shows, theatrical adaptations and new versions of songs. Why do books have to be different?It's interesting, thou... permalink
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It's this one. Not really opposite the station but fairly close, so I imagine it's the same one you're thinking of — I'd be surprised if there were t...permalink
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