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"No, I'm loving it. Off we go, then." Going off was delayed by wriggling slowly
through the mass of spectators, who, although quite unco-operative, were
suprisingly unresentful of our passage. We danced perhaps four dances. I knew
what kind ...
This change of heart was perhaps traceable to the arrival of the conductor, who
now stood at my side to demand fares. He was a tall, round-shouldered young
man with a faint mustache, regularly on the route and well known to me: at slack ...
Come here and tell me." I put my arm round her shoulders; they seemed as broad
as ever and I couldn't help grinning again in the darkness. "I thought perhaps you
only wanted to . . . you know. I thought perhaps you didn't really like me much ...
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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