Life of Fiction
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Life of Fiction

The chemical composition of sugar

a boarding school rebellion

Sucrose table sugar C₁₂H₂₂O₁₁

Chemistry lay at the heart of Stan’s plan. He had learned that the atoms, ions or molecules of crystalline solids like sugar are arranged in a rigid crystal lattice that forms a perfect square. With the application of pressure on any point of the square, the lattice implodes with a loud crack. Turns out the crunching sound you hear when you walk on spilled…

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A collection of short stories about the people I‘ve met along the way. Some you will recognize, like George Harrison and Muhammad Ali, others you have no reason to know. No matter, behind every life is a story. Best enjoyed with a glass of fine Spanish red…

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