Character References

Robert Taubman

  • The Echo Chamber by Gabriel Josipovici
    Harvester, 154 pp, £6.50, March 1980, ISBN 0 85527 807 2
  • Birthstone by D.M. Thomas
    Gollancz, 160 pp, £6.50, March 1980, ISBN 0 575 02762 2
  • Kingdom Come by Melvyn Bragg
    Secker, 352 pp, £6.50, March 1980, ISBN 0 436 06714 5
  • A Gentle Occupation by Dirk Bogarde
    Chatto, 360 pp, £5.95, March 1980, ISBN 0 7011 2505 5
  • Innocent Blood by P.D. James
    Faber, 276 pp, £5.95, March 1980, ISBN 0 571 11566 7

‘Yvonne dear,’ his Aunt said, ‘won’t you do the introduction?’

‘This is Nancy,’ Yvonne said. ‘This is Andy. This is Mildred. This is George. This is Isabella. This is Steve. This is Miss Lear. This is Remus and this is Caterina.’

She paused. ‘This is Peter,’ she said.

Everybody laughed. One of the children threw a ball into the air and someone said something that sounded like ‘sport and game’ or ‘Fort Alane’ and everybody laughed again.

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