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You wouldn ' t hurt your mother like this . You wouldn ' t hurt your mother by
stealing a book that you knew you weren ' t supposed to read and for very good
reason , too . You know we don ' t punish you . We talk things over with you . We
try to ...
I saw another pair of hands appear in the window next to my mother ' s and then
our guestsquatting back on her heels and smoking a cigarette pulling up weeds .
She was working quickly and efficiently , the cigarette between her teeth .
My mother said , alarmed , “ I beg your par — " “ Excuse me , ” said our visitor , “ I '
m ill , " and she put her cup into her saucer with a clatter , got up and went out of
the kitchen . My mother put one hand caressingly over mine . “ Did anyone ...
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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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