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Change and Decay in All Around I See

(1978)
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Meet Atwater, our hero, lovable and long-winded, and resident kish Baths - It s convenient and they ask no - stout, red-moustachioed and bearing a striking resemblance to a walrus as he emerges from the steam room - who is desperately in need of marital guidance. Is Horridge - that blot on creation - after his wife or his daughter? Hopefully his wife, for she and marriage have reduced her husband to a mere figure of fun. While Polly, the Colonel s lubricious daughter, is far too good for Horridge. But is Polly too lubricious for Atwater? , A witty and beautifully written novel with a cast of eccentric and whacky characters who rove about the sleazier side of London from Turkish Baths to betting shop to Fulham Road pubs - with Atwater the reluctant leading man...

    

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Hardback Editions

May 1978 : UK Hardback

Title: Change and Decay in All Around I See
Author(s): Allan Massie
ISBN: 0-370-30096-3 / 978-0-370-30096-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd
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Paperback Editions

May 1986 : UK Paperback
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Title: Change and Decay in All Around I See
Author(s): Allan Massie
ISBN: 0-7088-2753-5 / 978-0-7088-2753-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Futura Publications
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