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The next moment three more men ran down from the dining room and joined in
the struggle, and the moment after that Bill Evans came into view from the bar, no
doubt to see if anything was delaying me. Throwing up his arms like a bowler ...
Bill deserved to get a bus. I don't think you do." "I've been naughty, have I?" "You
know best about that, old boy. No, I don't feel you quite get my drift. I happen to
think Bill Evans is rather a good chap, you see. And if you don't mind my saying ...
Funny chap, old Bill Evans; it was a pity I'd never got the chance to find out more
about his history and status. After a few more drags at his cigarette, Ken said he'd
like to go home now, if I'd give him a hand; he felt a bit shaky on his pins.
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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