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Facts

When authors give shout outs to other great works, people, and events, it's usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.

Literary and Philosophical References

Jules Verne (8.93)
Max Ehrmann's, "Desiderata" (8.93)

Historical References

Yakuza (1.71)
Mercator projection (4.63)
Alan Turing (5.20)
Yenishehir Palas Hotel (7.39)
Topkapi Palace (7.76)
Malcolm X (8.102) (Maelcum's character name is a dialect version of the name)
Babylon (8.67)
Marcus Garvey (9.1)
Ducal Palace at Mantua (23.77)

Artistic References

Kandinsky (1.78)
Dali's melting clocks (1.78)
Duchamp's "The Large Glass" (15.10)

Music References

The Meat Puppets (11.135)
Errol Brown (8.27) (Aerol, get it?)
Stepping Razor (8.110)

Pop Culture References

Gucci (11.54)
Bruce Lee and Clint Eastwood (18.2)

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