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The Slaves of Solitude by Patrick Hamilton
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Mar 13, 2009

really liked it
bookshelves: fiction, bookgroup
Read from February 02 to 09, 2012

Funny, claustrophobic, painful at times...strange to think about the boarding house society, something that I suppose doesn't really exist anymore. Is there a modern equivalent? And those characters--Thwaites with his horrendous Troth talk (I'll have to watch myself in the coming days), the Lieutenant and his whisky, and the horrendously manipulative Vicky. I guess they are a bit one-sided, but I didn't mind.
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