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Our visitor was at the stove , brewing tea in my mother ' s brown teapot . She was
standing under the Dutch cloth calendar my mother , who was very modern , kept
hanging on the wall . My mother pinned messages on it ; one of them read “ Be ...
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 ...
Our visitor took up with a man , not a nice man , really , because he worked in the
town garage and was Polish . She didn ' t go out but used to see him in the
kitchen at night . He was a thickset , stocky man , very blond , with a real Polish
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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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