To my mother and father……
On the Monday it was cold still.
In the first grey light the city was a dark hollow sunk without identity between the indifferent hil……
‘That man wants watching,’ said Marshall Pickard, taking an olive from a bowl on a side-table. His voice was resentful.
Helen Jenner lo……
When they reached the flat Kate sent Doyle away. His resistance was rather half-hearted, which piqued Kate: just for a moment, as they drew to……
The next day there was the first indication of serious trouble.
Looking back on that Tuesday afternoon, it seemed to some observers ……
TUESDAY EVENING I
‘ . . . Women and children trampled to death and the police opened fire on the crowd. You know what that’s going to lead to, don’t……
The next morning there was a change in the sky, the cloud was lower and grey had darkened to violet. In a country house some seventy miles……
By the next day the snow had stopped and the temperature had risen considerably. In the early morning the city sparkled and groups of small……
The door of the farmhouse stood open; it was early, before cockcrow, and a few stars lingered. Doyle could hear the soft, incessant rhythm of……
‘Too late, of course,’ Jean Dulac said. ‘Earlier, Matthias might just have managed to inspire some confidence in the present leadership. No……
IN THE NIGHT
It was after midnight when Kate was brought back to the flat by Mr. Cunningham.
In the meantime the hours had passed slowly. People came ……
‘Then one day it happens in your territory.
‘You have listened, a little bored, to the other fellows’ tales; the Bombay riots, the storming o……
MONDAY MORNING: EARLY
Just after midnight General Zoltan sent a message to Party Secretary Keltner stating that if he were not reassured that the si……
Born in London in 1921, Mary was educated at Haberdashers’ Aske’s Girls School, Acton. During the Second World War she served in the Wome……
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