Thursday, September 06, 2012

Family Joke

Poor Kingsley Amis. How could he know he was going to be such a joke in our family? Ernie and I both love "Lucky Jim", but we haven't had any followers in our family. He bought copies for each of his sisters, who politely informed him they were not amused. Then, human memory being what it is, he went out after a few months and bought them a second copy. Same reaction.
Guess I understand their feelings. Different milieu, different country, different era. Not everyone is fortunate enough to come across a bumbling professor.

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