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Alyx closed them, saying again "Little girl, she's dead." Iris looked away, then up
at them, then down again. She made a careless face. She said "Mo-Maudey was
old, you know; d'you think they can fix her when we get back?" "She is dead," ...
"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,"
I wandered over to the lilac trees where our visitor, in her usual nondescript black
dress, was piling the dead wood under the tree. She took a last puff on her
cigarette, holding it between thumb and forefinger, then ground it out in the grass
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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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