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"Amis delights in combining espionage, violence, love and spiritual skepticism. Such disparate parts, like dishpans and hearth jewelry, problem his juggler's dexterity. Who wins? The reader!" (Publisher's resource)
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There is also an 50 adolescent girl who l ooks like young Mrs De Beer, probably a sister. He has seen them all, or a similar combination of the family, looking out from under ceremonious hats, when their car passed on their way home from church on the farm road, this morning. That's how they knew he'd be at the farm. They are people who won't dispose themselves about a room until you tell them to. Come in, come in, sit down . . They stand grouped slightly behind old De Beer. Please come inside.
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