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I'm sorry I jumped my trolley just now. I was just fed up." "I know. Off you go, now."
"Do I need my raincoat?" "Up to you, that is." "Yes, but do you think I'll need it?" "
Go on, I'm not your mam. Take it in case." Wearing my raincoat I walked along ...
Throwing up his arms like a bowler appealing for leg-before, he came and joined
the little group by his car. "Well, this is handy, isn't it?" he said to me, narrowing
his eyes and mouth. "Sorry," I said with difficulty, "I don't know what can have ...
"Yes, I know, I'm sorry, dear. Eira, it's time you were in bed anyway. Off you go,
now. I'll come and say good night when you're in if you get a move on." "Want
some corn flakes." "Well, you don't get any, my girl," Jean said. "No more
nonsense or ...
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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