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"Give my regards to your wife," I heard her shouting. The dentist groaned loudly.
She's used that one before, I thought, but it's a good one all the same. I couldn't
blame her for using it; what I'd done must strike her as perverse, cruel, and
He stayed in there with her for a minute or two, and I heard him murmuring. I
walked over to the other car. From this side it appeared to be quite whole, even
new, in the moonlight. I leaned in and switched off the light in the roof, noticing as
I did ...
anew that a backward Christian would never make a forward church. Nearby was
Rezzi's Cafe, from which could be heard the hissing roar of one of those steam-
jet heater things, boiling up "coffee" for some idle teen-ager. I laughed a bit.
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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