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Not exactly a bloophole...
Posted by: anandamira (
Date: April 03, 2009 06:11PM

I just noticed this on my 2nd listen through the LiaGB audiobook read by Elizabeth Sastre (which is wonderful, by the way):

When Thursday and Miss H. are trapped temporarily in Goliath HQ, they escape via the washing label on Thursday's trousers because there is no other printed material in Thursday's cell.


There is specific mention made of miscellaneous toiletries being present in the room. When I think of toiletries, things like toothpaste, shampoo, etc. come to mind. These types of articles almost always have a least SOME sort of text on them...and usually far more than a washing label :)

I'm willing to give Thursday a pass for overlooking this fact, as she was overwrought, and maybe Miss H. didn't see said toiletries during her brief time in the cell.

Anyway, just something that hit me this time throught the book. I love how little things like this pop up every time I come back to Jasper's books.

Re: Not exactly a bloophole...
Posted by: SkidMarks (
Date: April 06, 2009 02:29PM

Hi, Ana.

it could of course be that the toiletries consist of unbranded, unpackaged products, such as a bar of soap and perfumes. If they are all from Goliath, the house design is usually a single word - see the Goliath merchandising on this site - so the labels might not take them anywhere.

For what it is worth, I think you have found a blooper.

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Re: Not exactly a bloophole...
Posted by: PrinzHilde (
Date: May 07, 2009 04:35PM

You are overlooking the obvious: If they are all Goliath products, geting into their ingredient lists or adverts would not get you out of the Goliath building.

Additionally, imagine the world of cosmetics ingredient lists: a large tub of vaseline, mountains of soap and endless rows of flasks with fragrances and perfumes. Do you think you get through without being thoroughly doused and reeking of concentrated artificial violet scent for the next three weeks?

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