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"That was good, wasn't it, darling?" "Yes, it was good all right." "You're quite a
man, aren't you?" "Oh, I don't know. It's just that you love it." "Well, don't you love it
?" "Yes, as a rule. I did then, anyway." "It's not it, that's not what I love. I love you.
the matter, darling?" I asked, feeling slightly alarmed at the tenderness in my
manner. "We are going to see each other again, aren't we?" "Of course we are.
Why shouldn't we?" "Well, no, but I just thought ... it just crossed my mind . . ." "
"You do sound down in the mouth, darling. I can tell you, it's absolutely in the bag.
" "Here, do you mind if I have one of those? I think I'd like to try one." "I'm sorry,
darling, I'd got out of the way of asking you when you refused every time. I'll light it
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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