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Elizabeth has been trying through the last month to get our Public Library to
disgorge some books which could help us. But nothing of any sort has by now
occurred. Nothing of any sort at all." While I was admiring the non-Englishness,
the air ...
The old boy's just trying to get a rise out of you, that's all. Probably these fellows
have been chatting it over and Gruffydd- Williams happened to say he'd met me.
No more to it than that. You know how these things get exaggerated." "Yes yes.
The dentist, reaching up, was trying feebly but persistently to pull Margot Johns's
face down toward his own. I could have gone over to him, tapped him on the
shoulder and explained to him that anatomical arrangements prohibit, in most
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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