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'I read the latest Sexton Blake,' I'd say to Dad. 'It's pretty good.' Dad would answer
(the gratitude in his eyes made me pity him), 'Well, it was so-so. I'll bring home
some more in the weekend.' I felt, now, that I could see through my father's ...
During the weekend, Dad would bring a pile of Sexton Blake library books for me
to read, and I'd race through the exploits of Sexton Blake and Tinker so that I
could talk about them with him. The attentive habits of my parents saddened, ...
I looked with interest at the dock buildings and the dark dampness of 'dockside'
and I thought of my father and his Sexton Blake paperbacks, half-sized
pocketbooks on mottled paper, and their scenes of crime in London's dockland;
and the ...
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