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Tagsschool and pub) (1), or choosing not to (1), in shadow of past world war and possible nuclear obliteration seemed to be an underlying theme. (1), It was a bit gruesome and gory for some (unnecessarily so for some) but actually maybe that's how life was in those days. Swash buckling etc. We realised our history was a bit rusty too -eg who was John of Gaunt really? (1), pace rather slow to start and raced towards the end but nonetheless a very fine story about not very much – a growing boy amongst complex post war relationships within his small family and their immediate circle. Fighting (boxing club (1), Unique style (1), smoking and drinking and clerical shenanigans. Real? We thought possibly not very. (1), All agreed some charming and well written bits but a number of us found the whole thing was rather bitty and not very cohesive. One or two enthusiasts say it was just a very good portrait of a highly varied and colourful community -that would be a bit bit (1), The book review in substance was brief but did prompt interesting conversation on a broad spectrum of subjects which had little in common with Mr Golding's attempt to raise the reader's intellect. Relevant commentswere: over what period of time did the st (1), well crafted (1) — see all tags

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