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The front suggested that the best had been made out of something not very
opulent. "It's fine. Haven't you done something to it?" "I've lowered the front a bit.
Not too low, is it?" "No, it's just right." "You'd say if it wasn't, wouldn't you?" "You
bet I ...
"Just this once." He turned very quickly away and nodded to me. "Thanks."
Outside, the air had cooled, although the front of the pub was still in faint
sunshine. Across the road a chestnut pony watched me from the field adjoining
After what felt like about half an hour and ten trips to the front of the car and back,
I'd succeeded in getting the side lights on and headlights off at the same time.
Then I relocked the door and went away, savoring the nostalgic bloom that had ...
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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