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Old 03-05-2013, 02:04 AM   #42
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My general feeling from Alice is that Shute was a great story-teller. It almost doesn't seem to matter what he's talking about, he has the knack of keeping you interested.
Absolutely. That's a great way of putting it.

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The casual racism is really a cause for disappointment with the past rather than with Shute.
Also a very good way of putting it. It is disappointing. What disappoints me more though is that the resilient strain of such attitudes that remains today is the one that is born of hatred and ill-intent rather than of ignorance or some kind of social inertia.
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