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Her hair shone under the light, which had changed to a bright yellow, and her
eyes looked wide open. She was moving impatiently from one foot to the other. "
No, I'm loving it. Off we go, then." Going off was delayed by wriggling slowly
The lavatory was principally occupied by six youths combing their hair in front of
six full-length mirrors. A seventh person, arm pressed on wall and forehead
resting on arm, was vomiting sluggishly at the urinal. Both cubicles were
I ran my hand down her back and her flesh felt hard and marine, not like a
person's, and her hair when it brushed my shoulder was like a sheaf of wet
grasses. Quite soon I'd had enough. The pressure of cold on my skin had settled
into an ...
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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