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"Hallo, Mr. Lewis," a voice said over to my right. It was Ken Davies. "Hallo," I said
with unforced joviality. "So this is where you come on your nights off." Two or
three other men were standing with him and now nodded to me unsmilingly. "
The distant bell whirred a few times, stopped, and gave place to Elizabeth's voice
saying: "Hallo. Mrs. Gruffydd- Williams." "Hallo," I said. "Mr. Lewis. This is just to
tell you that I hate your guts. And your husband's guts. Tell him he can work his ...
"Hallo? John?" Elizabeth's voice said. I now felt as if a policeman had said to me:
"John Aneurin Lewis, I arrest you for the murder of Edna Davies," and wondered
for a moment whether, at the same time, one of the girls in the room mightn't ...
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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