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He's not a bad sort of chap." Here was a chance to do a bit of tail-twisting by
proxy on the Gruffydd-Williamses' lion. "Oh, don't you think he is? I think he is
rather a bad sort of chap." "We've known him quite a long time, old boy,"
Whetstone said, ...
Feeling a tremendous rakehell, and not liking myself much for it, and feeling
rather a good chap for not liking myself much for it, and not liking myself at all for
feeling rather a good chap, I got indoors, vigorously rubbing lipstick off my mouth
Whetstone laughed again while the unidentified man said: "Oh, that chap." There
was a pause during which Whetstone's laugh trailed off, then Gruffydd- Williams
said: "Yes. That chap." After a short silence, they all began talking at once again.
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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