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I've several times been told something like this, occasionally, as earlier that
evening, by Jean. I've also been told, not by Jean, that I have a look of "
innocence" to complement the one of youth. With both these valuable
commodities, I felt, I'd ...
You told me yourself you hardly ever go out." "I know, but . . . the trouble is I don't
seem to see much of her. She's never there. She's up before I am, with the baby,
and getting Eira off to school. I usually just have time to have my breakfast and ...
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