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Jean said. "Playing the fool? Me? Why should I play the fool? How do you mean?
" She turned round on her stool — I'd retreated to get my jacket — and glared at
me, as far as somebody of habitual and almost comical amiability of expression, ...
I mean, I don't know what you're pulling in now, but I imagine it can't be very . . ." "
No. Yes, there's no doubt it would make a difference." "We might be able to help
you there." "What? How do you mean exactly?" "Well, I don't suppose you know ...
"You mean that's wrecked the whole thing, all our marriage and everything, just
because of that?" "Yes, that's right," she said, leaning forward in her seat. "The
whole thing. What do you think it's all about, anyway? Why do you think we got ...
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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