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I say, 'Perhaps I stay a few more days. Then I go. Perhaps I go before.' 'Oh no you
won't go,' he says. They walk to the gates quickly and drive off in a yellow car.
Then I feel eyes on me and it's the woman and her husband in the next door ...
But in the taxi she could only wonder what Madame Tavernier would say if she
were suddenly asked what it is like to be old — perhaps she would answer, '
Sometimes it's peaceful' — and remember the gold ring carved into two roses,
Perhaps they're ours.' Ours ? Perhaps, maybe . . . Pressed flat against the cellar
wall, they listened to the inexorable throbbing of the planes. And above them the
house waited, its long, gloomy passages full of echoes, shadows, creakings ...
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TIGERS ARE BETTER-LOOKINGUser Review - Kirkus
This continues and no doubt concludes the republication of the works of Jean Rhys — a collection of her short stories from her earliest (1927) ones to those of the '60's. Anything Jean Rhys wrote is ... Read full review
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Just awful stream of consciousness short stories about almost suicidal women. Read full review
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