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Half rose and leaned into a candle to light it. The heat rubbed like a cat against
her face. She inhaled. Then looked down. There was a plate in front of her: roast
beef, pickled beets, broccoli, boiled new potatoes she herself had scrubbed and
So it was perfect again — to be leaning into his chest, warm and sheltered in his
cave, listening peacefully to the rumble of his voice as their trains moved through
the night and she ate. "You know what I admire about you, Christopher?" "No.
He could only remember the guard's stupefaction as he fell, the director's face as
he leaned over him, day after day, a curiously benevolent smile as he pressed
the needles home. And the interviews afterwards, supposed therapy sessions.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gypsysmom - LibraryThing
This is the second book by Matt Cohen that I have read. I read Elizabeth and After a year and a half ago and enjoyed it. I knew that I had this other book on my TBR pile and that I wanted to read it ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bhowell - LibraryThing
This book was originally published in 1990 but was re-issued in 2007 when it was made into a movie staring Susan Sarandon and Christopher Plummer. It's a good read and not overly long, moving from a ... Read full review