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"We'll wait," said Rosetta. "What for?" said Iris. "Murder?" "He only wants to talk to
her, Iris. Now, go back to the kitchen. Look after Hooker." Iris moved off down the
hall. "Talk!" she said. "Hah!" "You be ready," said Rosetta, "and when I call, you
damn well come." "Yes'm." Iris returned to the kitchen. In the hallway, Rosetta
turned on the lights. With a final look at Jessica's door, she went back into her
office and sat down. She switched on one lamp there, on her desk. Outside, she
could just ...
"What'd they do? Talk about it? Sit down and talk about it?" "Yes." "Then why can't
they talk it over again?" "They did. And so your mom was a mom again, but that
baby died, and — " "I don't mean that — I mean, be my mother. And Gilbert's." Iris
tasted some crumbs and said, "Now listen. If I could explain it to you, I would. But I
can't explain it any more than that. I can only give you a few ideas, and that's all.
Your mom is sick. Your dad and your mom don't want to sit down and talk it over.
Timothy Findley. "I know," he said. "It's just your funny way of talking. That's all, kid
. You talk funny. But at least you talk. Good night." "Good night." It became
completely dark. Chapter 17 On the way to the country club, Hooker 207.
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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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