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Jean said. "Playing the fool? Me? Why should I play the fool? How do you mean?
" She turned round on her stool — I'd retreated to get my jacket — and glared at
me, as far as somebody of habitual and almost comical amiability of expression, ...
I mean, I don't know what you're pulling in now, but I imagine it can't be very . . ." "
No. Yes, there's no doubt it would make a difference." "We might be able to help
you there." "What? How do you mean exactly?" "Well, I don't suppose you know ...
You didn't mean what you said, you acted hasty, something like that. You'll know
what to say, I bet. But you get that job back, else I'll stop cooking for you." "You
don't mean that, do you, Jean?" "Course I mean it, you can get your meals out.
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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