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Then at her hand, with its glass of whisky. "It's never been so bad," she said. "
There's a good chance they'll let him go. Discharge him." "A dishonourable
discharge?" "I suppose it would be. Yes." Ellen pulled herself up to her feet and
drank from a glass she had brought for herself. "Alcohol turns him into a madman,
" she said. "It always did." "Thanks for the brand-new information," said Mi. Ellen
looked at her. "Michael," she said. "You and I are not at war. We 're trying to save
the same ...
Half an hour later, each with her own bottle, each her own glass and each her
own ashtray, they sat on either side of the dining-room table, "smoking" licorice
cigars. Eloise looked at the boxes and suitcases piled all along the walls. She
toasted them with a fresh glass of Scotch and said: "what's Ellen going to say
when she sees you arrive with all that?" Mi took a sip of her drink. "What can she
say? It was her idea." After a moment, she said: "I want to show you something —
but only if ...
She could hear the ice cubes shifting in his glass. He kissed her. "Good to see
you." Mi stood back, silenced. Graeme held up the glass and toasted her. "Iced
tea," he said. Mi said nothing. "Happy landings." Graeme drank and, turning,
reached for Matthew's shoulder. "What would you like? There's lemonade over
there." "Thanks." Matthew crossed the room, relieved and happy. Relieved that
his father hadn't kissed him, and happy because his father was sober. There was
also an ...
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Timothy Findley blew me away with his skill of story telling when I read The Last of the Crazy People last year. He did not disappoint me with this one. The story starts out in our time period as a ... Consulter l'avis complet
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