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By Doris Lessing

Neighbors, sons, surprising and extreme amorous affairs . . .

Roz and Lil were top neighbors considering youth. yet their bond stretches past accepted bounds whilst those middle-aged moms fall in love with each one other's teenage sons--taboo-shattering passions that final for years, until eventually the ladies finish them, vowing to have a good outdated age. With Adore, Doris Lessing, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, once more proves her unmatched skill to catch the reality of the human .

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I know who the criminal is and I think it possible that I can produce sufficient evidence to convict this person. ’ Sir Joseph turned purple. Hercule Poirot went on: ‘But I am not a policeman. I am acting in this case solely in your interests. ’ said Sir Joseph. ’ ‘It is entirely for you to decide. Strictly speaking, I suppose you ought to prosecute in the public interest. ’ ‘I dare say they would,’ said Sir Joseph sharply. ‘It wouldn’t be their money that had gone west. If there’s one thing I hate it’s to be swindled.

The plan worked beautifully every time. In nine cases out of ten the companion was 49 p q given the letter with the money to post. We usually steamed it open, took out the notes, and replaced them with paper. Once or twice the woman posted it herself. Then, of course, the companion had to go to the hotel and take the letter out of the rack. ’ ‘And the nursemaid touch? ’ ‘Well, you see, M. Poirot, old maids are known to be foolishly sentimental about babies. ’ Hercule Poirot sighed. He said: ‘Your psychology is excellent, your organization is first class, and you are also a very fine actress.

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