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- He'd have to remind her, at breakfast; then she'd snap out of her trance and buy him some mortifying present — pyjamas for little kids with kangaroos or bears on them, a disk nobody under forty would ever listen to, underwear ornamented with whales — and tape it up in tissue paper and dump it on him at the dinner table, smiling her increasingly weird smile, as if someone had yelled Smile! and goosed her with a fork.p. 50.4
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