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Anything that was not nice ? ” “ Ruth did , ” I said . “ Ruth said she looked like a
giraffe . ” My mother ' s hand slid off mine ; gratified , she got up and began to
gather up the tea things . She put them into the sink . She clucked her tongue
over the ...
They began to walk slowly toward the kitchen door . When they had gone out and
put out the light , I followed them out into the back garden , to the swing my father
had rigged up under the one big tree : cushions and springs to the ground like ...
As I watched , the water began falling in the seal - woman ' s helmet and then it
was all air . I supposed she was dead . My friend , our visitor , was standing in the
middle of the room , blood welling from under her hand ; she was bent over with ...
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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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