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"No, don't tell me anything, there's nothing I want to hear." "Jean, you're wrong
about this. It isn't like you think, I promise you. I haven't . . ." "You're not having an
affair with her?" "Well, no, not in the way you mean." "That's smashing, man.
You think you can get rid of what you do by coming and telling me about it
afterward. Well, you can't. You know you'll always do what you want to do, why
have you got to talk about it? Go off and do her if you want to, as long as you don't
They told us at the start they'd tell us as soon as the last chap came out, but they
forgot about that, of course." "You do sound down in the mouth, darling. I can tell
you, it's absolutely in the bag." "Here, do you mind if I have one of those?
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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