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Rosetta rose up the stairway in impossible silence. She got to the door. If she had
had wings, they might have hummed very gently to hold her still as she listened.
From beyond the door there came a worn, thin voice speaking in a monotone.
A silence descended, during which Iris tiptoed the full length of the table with the
butter plate. Hooker watched his brother, who sat across from him. Today, as had
been true for a week now, Gilbert was quite drunk. He was picking at his food in ...
How full this house could be of silence. He liked it when it was quiet this way. It
was good to feel that no one really knew he was there, except Iris, who by now
would probably be asleep, too, in the kitchen. He looked back at Gil's room, and ...
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - lkernagh - LibraryThing
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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