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door, and a shining, tented basket — the royal baby's royal house. The baby was
asleep. Alyx stepped inside — motioning the fat man away from the lamp — and
picked the governor's daughter out of her gilt cradle. She went round the ...
"Sssh," said Alyx, "ssssh, I'll tell you anything you like, baby, anything you like." "
My mother's dead," said Iris with sudden emotion. "My mother's dead. I've got to
remember that. I've got to!" "Yes, yes, she's dead," said Alyx. "Please, please,"
He said, "Baby, you don't have to go." She was staring out into the back garden,
as if looking miles away, miles out, far away into our vegetable patch or our swing
or my mother's hybrids, into something nobody could see. He said urgently ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - questbird - LibraryThing
Alyx is the hero of these five tales. She is fearless, determined, amoral, a complex character. No man can detain her. In the earlier stories she is Alyx the Pickpocket or Alyx the Murderer; later she ... Read full review
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The Adventures of Alyx is a collection of four short stories and a novella. The first three short stories follow a small-time tough named Alyx on a series of typical fantasy adventures. Alyx is an ... Read full review
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