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Aside from being funny, Kingpin is often pretty controversial too, with many an allegation or insinuation strewn amongst its pages
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The joy of chess is nowhere celebrated to such climactic excesses as in Kingpin
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It seems to me that you haven’t quite achieved the manic, off-the-wall style of humour that Informator manages so well, but you run them a pretty good second
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