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By Dawn Powell

Everybody IN sunrise Powell's ny satire Angels on Toast is at the make: Lou Donovan, the entrepeneur who ricochets frantically among his well-connected present spouse, his disreputable ex, and his dangerously grasping mistress; Trina Kameray, the unique adventuress whose activity identify is as phony as her accessory; T.V. Truesdale, the fellow with the aristocratic demeanour, the fourteen-dollar swimsuit, and the hyperactive eye for the most likelihood. A dizzyingly fast moving and deliriously exciting novel.

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1983 20 Now, quite suddenly, she knew she would go not? There was nothing to keep London. to her here. Father Why — and daughter Harry Morning—flesh and was never able to share with her mother. Feeling a sudden burst of excitement, she punched out her cigarette in the ashtray. Tomorrow morning she would cab to Idlewild and catch one of those new jets to London. By dinner time she would be in her father's house on Highcastle Road. But in the morning, she felt differently. She needed time to sort things out.

Square. 1983 30 Twenty minutes was seated in her stockinged feet in cup of hot tea. Her shoes, soles up, lay drying in front of the electric fire. The room, she thought, was everything an American could expect from a London law oflBcc. The paneling was dark mahogany on all but one wall, which was lined floor to ceiling with glassed-in law books. The heavy walls were graced with Daumier hthographs, the floor, with a respectably worn later she his comfortable office, sipping a Sovonnerie carpet. Fred Hayworth caught her roving eye and smiled.

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