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Jean asked in return, speaking a little harshly. "Well no, it doesn't much look like it
, does it? Unless . . ." "Perhaps you could manage it later, when you've put these
youngsters to bed," Elizabeth said. "It's early yet. One of us could run back and ...
certainty, but Jean's was one I thought I recognized, or half- recognized: it was of
acquiescence in being caused pain. For a second I felt an odd pang of grief ; the
next second I thought: Pain? Why? What the hell did she think had happened or ...
Kingsley Amis. "Round and round the racing track Runs a Teddy bear; One step,
two steps . . ." Just as she began to laugh, Jean came in. Frowning, she said: "
Don't make her laugh, John. You ought to send her to bed instead of fooling
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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