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  • Yes, I would say that this exception also applies to "suddenly". Suddenly dark, the room had an eerie atmosphere.
  • In my opinion, it is definitely wrong. It is even difficult to turn it around to have it make sense. A book has text in it, perhaps also illustrations, but does it have things? Perhaps: "Some things written in the book on Asian history are important." "There are some important things written in the book on Asian history."