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Robin Davies knows how to look after number one. Raised in a bland suburb of South London in the 1930s, Robin longs for the freedom to do what he wants.  

When he escapes to study in Oxford, he meets Nancy Bennett, a young woman even less worldly than himself.  

As Robin stumbles through his rites of passage to adulthood, involving rebellion, self-discovery, sex, war, seduction and the threat of commitment, we come to realise just how far he will go to have his cake and eat it.

©2020 Kingsley Amis (P)2020 Penguin Audio

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complexity of relationships brilliantly portrayed

slowish initial start but then loved it. Great insight to complexity of relationships. Brlliantly, convincingly and sympathetically narrated for all the different characters and their effect on the young.person.

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