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she began by asking — a popular query, this, and spoken in the tone of high-
level business executive to confidential secretary. "No," I said firmly. After a
searching, don't-lie-to-me glance, she turned over the pages doubtfully and
I asked. "You don't honestly think I can come, do you?" Jean asked in return,
speaking a little harshly. "Well no, it doesn't much look like it, does it? Unless . . ."
"Perhaps you could manage it later, when you've put these youngsters to bed," ...
He now began to include me, by degrees, within the bounds of his discourse, and
before many minutes had passed had gone on to seem to be asking me what
proportion of books in the Library should, in my opinion, be in Welsh. I said I ...
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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