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Nicholas folded his napkin and immediately, nervously, opened it again and
spread it across his legs like an apron. "Gilbert, we are not poor at all. We're very
well-off, and you know that. You" — he could not refrain from this added sarcasm
"I know," said Nicholas. "So did we." "Is one of us going to go up or what, then?" "
We shall wait." "But you know it isn't right. She's not to be up yet. Doctor gave her
a sedative and all. I mean — " Nicholas looked at Rosetta, but Rosetta was busy
Rosetta did not reply. Nicholas arrived, like an official at an event. Brushing past
his sister, he came outside, and she, all at once thrown into light, was revealed
like a figure suddenly brought into focus on a screen. From the way she stood, ...
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Set in the summer months of 1964, the story is about a well-to-do family of breeding residing in a wealthy neighborhood in Ontario. 11-year old Hooker Winslow is surrounded by his family, a family ... Consulter l'avis complet
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I've read this novel twice. It is a remarkable first novel; Findley lived up to this beginning and then some during his lifetime. The main character is both hero and victim even while he victimizes ... Consulter l'avis complet
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