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(together with others involving the violation of waitresses or dance-hall partners)
into the orchestration of art. "Well, Gareth," I said as soon as I could, "it's nice to
think that I was with you some of the time when you must have been gathering
"Are you coming to see my play?" Probert asked Jean. "Sounds exciting, Gareth,"
she said. "When's it coming off?" "Yes, do come," Elizabeth said to me. "I told you
something about it that day at the Library, you remember." "Oh yes, that's right.
"Take no notice of him, Gareth, he's just a fool. Don't pay any attention. He's half-
cut, anyway." By the way Jean snapped this out I could visualize exactly the look
on her face, her chin raised, her eyes half-closed and blinking rapidly, her lips ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nigeyb - LibraryThing
Very readable, albeit with an implausible upbeat ending. This book reminded me a bit of the John Updike Rabbit books. From what I recall, they also featured a central character who was unsure about ... Read full review
THAT UNCERTAIN FEELINGUser Review - Kirkus
A second book from one of the young English novelists (Lucky Jim was the first) continues his prodding of pomp and many circumstances, of upper class apings and ossified institutionalism. This takes ... Read full review