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"No, I'm loving it. Off we go, then." Going off was delayed by wriggling slowly
through the mass of spectators, who, although quite unco-operative, were
suprisingly unresentful of our passage. We danced perhaps four dances. I knew
what kind ...
thing, perhaps, about this thing being bigger than either of us, darling. Yes, that's
right: darling. Full of anger, I walked out into the kitchen and started preparing to
wash up the crockery. There was no proper sink, only a washhand basin too ...
Yes, perhaps he was growing a beard. That must be it. "Well, here we go, boys."
Beynon got up, gaining perhaps two inches in stature. "You hold on to those
smokes, Mr. Howard, now. See you all later." Howard wished him good luck in ...
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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