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"Tell me, now, how's the Adult Education side of things going? I heard the other
day that the book-box system wasn't working too well these days." He drew me
several feet away, his fingers tight on my elbow. "According to your chief, anyway.
"Pleasure," he said. "Well, here's your date, Mr. Lewis. See you again." "Sorry to
keep you waiting," Elizabeth said, glancing from side to side. "There was a bit of a
scrum in there. Well, let's get going, shall we?" "Do you really want to dance?
It was at once clear that, unless Elizabeth pulled over to our side of the road there
was going to be a collision, roughly along the line of the respective offside
wheels, within five seconds. Nothing happened for a little while, then there was a
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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