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So just to myself, not out loud, I made two little vows: one, she wasn't going to
make me drink (my stomach will never take more than a few), and two, as a
sworn foe of the bourgeoisie, and especially the Aberdarcy bourgeoisie, and
I remember old Sam shouting out to me, 'Bet he's never had a hangover like that
before.' " Laughing slightly, Evans shook his head a few times and drank beer
from his glass. The others laughed too, particularly Paul Whetstone, whose ...
"Waiting never did this kind of thing any good, you know." "Don't say that, there's
a good girl. It's just that things aren't too bright at home." "I'm sorry to hear that, but
you'll just have to wear it, won't you? Don't forget you've committed yourself.
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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