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Her hair shone under the light, which had changed to a bright yellow, and her
eyes looked wide open. She was moving impatiently from one foot to the other. "
No, I'm loving it. Off we go, then." Going off was delayed by wriggling slowly
The lavatory was principally occupied by six youths combing their hair in front of
six full-length mirrors. A seventh person, arm pressed on wall and forehead
resting on arm, was vomiting sluggishly at the urinal. Both cubicles were
for my hair, I went over to her. It was darker now. I could see the outlines of her
shoulders and hips, the blackness, glimpsed against the tenuous whiteness of
the skin, at her loins, and the effect of legginess rather than legs lower down. "
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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