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Genres :Fiction , Mystery , Thriller , Novella
Published By : Atria/Emily Bestler Books
Published On : Jun 25, 2013
ISBN : 1476751390 (ISBN13: 9781476751399)
Format :Kindle Edition
Language :English
No. of pages : 96
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    “The hatred for ex-soldiers on the part of those who had not fought was something I could not understand. They wanted us to disappear. There were no more parades now, no more kisses on the cheek. Soldiers were no more than beggars, and nobody likes a beggar. Perhaps we made them feel guilty by our presence. They might have preferred it had we all died in the mud and been buried far from England in places whose names we had not even learned to pronounce properly before we perished.”
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    “Quayle himself was a surprisingly elegant man of sixty winters or more. (One might equally have said “sixty springs” or “sixty summers,” but that would have been inaccurate, for Quayle was a man of bare trees and frozen water.)”

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