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Since I know a little about linguistics I often used to attack Jenkins on this point,
and at any other time would have gone for him over the "shoot" business, forced
him to admit he knew what I meant. But I knew what he'd got me out here for, and
"I knew you weren't one, I knew what you were like as soon as I set eyes on you."
"Well, er . . . what am I like then?" "You're like me. You're one of my sort. Aren't
you?" "I don't know about ... I mean, I suppose . . . I'm afraid so." "I've got a feeling
If I turned here I would, I knew, cut across the long street I'd climbed up from some
minutes earlier. Yes, I'd cut across it and go straight on; that was the way to the
sea, and I knew now that that was the way I'd wanted to go all the time, even ...
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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