Way of Life (Classic Reprint)

Way of Life (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Way of Life There are other sides to that stifled self too odd sides which never could get put into words - the sense of protection you felt when you watched your mother-cat suckling her kittens; the fierce gentleness that made you go hot and cold when the girl friend put her hand inside yours; the stupid lump in your throat when you gave a kid a stick of gum if only sometimes you could goddam - well cry! To many millions of such normal men living abnormally in England in the spring of 1944, the immensity of battle was still denied. Everybody knew that it was the spring of invasion; that one day, any day, might be D - Day. Every inch of the island was crowded with these millions, of different races and colors, all wait ing, waiting, nerves twitching to breaking - point. Now and then a murder reached the headlines, a sex crime, a fierce explosion of rioting in a city dance hall. Throughout the countryside every green hedge hid beneath its tender leaves thousands of piled shells. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 362 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19mm | 485g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243266723
  • 9780243266722