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And don't worry, Bill's used to looking after children, even small ones. He's had
plenty of his own, haven't you, Bill? Very kind of old Bill to leave the party just
when he was really beginning to enjoy himself and come down here with me,
"I shouldn't worry about it," I said. "No, but it is worrying, you know. Not the getting
drunk, but we're getting married in August." "Well, that'll be fine, won't it?" "I was
hoping his wife'd never divorce him, but now she says she's going to, and he ...
"You're all right, yes," he said in a peculiar tone. "Good. There's no need to worry
about you, then." "No." "Good. We won't worry about you, then. We know how you
stand, don't we, Lewis?" "Yes." "Yes, we know just how you stand. And we 211.
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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