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"I'll leave something cold for you when you come in." "I feel a bit of a brute,
yanking your spouse off like this," Elizabeth said. Jean looked at her. "Oh, there's
no need to feel like that about it." "We must fix up another tea date," Elizabeth
A good time would have been now, except that on her return Elizabeth wouldn't
know where I'd gone and for some reason I was reluctant to leave her unattended
to the three young men. "Hallo, Mr. Lewis," a voice said over to my right.
"You clear off and leave me alone," I said, and took a pace or two toward the road
I intended to cross. Just as my glance was leaving him I saw him spring at me
and dodged sideways, but he caught me round the waist from behind and then ...
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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