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I remember the chilly smell of the typical West Indian store , the indescribable
smell of damp gloom , of locos , of pimento , of olive oil , of new sugar , of new
rum ; the glassy double sheen of Ramon ' s great spectacles , the piercing eyes in
I remember her face on that day ; her eyes were gray — the gray of black , not of
blue . For a moment they looked me straight in the face , reflectively ,
unconcerned , and then travelled to the spectacles of old Ramon . This glance -
remember I ...
You are to remember that I knew nothing whatever of that great world . I had
never been further away from our farm than just to Canterbury school , to Hythe
market , to Romney market . Our farm nestled down under the steep , brown
You remember what Tomas Castro said . . . . ” Rooksby came to a sudden halt ,
and began furiously to switch his corded legs . - * " Curse Carlos , and his Castro
, too . They ' ll have me in jail betwixt them . They ' re both in my red barn , if you ...
But I can still remember how , at that moment , I made the acquaintance of my
heart - a thing that bounded and leapt within my chest , a little sickeningly . The
other details I forget . Jack Rangsley was a tall , big - boned , thin man , with ...
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“And on this ghostly sigh, on this breath, with the feeble click of beads in the nun’s hands, a silence fell upon the room, vast as the stillness of a world of unknown faiths, loves, beliefs, of ... Read full review