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By Dodie Smith

"I write this sitting within the kitchen sink..."

This is the diary of Cassandra Mortmain, which tells of her impressive relatives and their crumbling fortress domestic. Cassandra's father used to be a recognized author, yet now he customarily reads detective novels whereas his kinfolk slide into genteel poverty. Her sister Rose is bored and gorgeous, and wanting to marry riches. Their step-mother Topaz has behavior of striding during the nation-state donning purely her wellington boots. yet all their lives may be quickly be reworked by way of the coming of latest neighbours from the US, and Cassandra unearths herself falling in love...

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Not like the wolves we encountered. The hope I have begun to feel grows. ” Rhen surveys the settlement. ” John puts his arm through mine and urges me down the hill. ” John releases my arm and moves quicker than I have ever seen him move. I am worried he will fall, causing further injury to himself, so I chase after him. The terrain changes as we go down the hill, closer to the pond. indd 51 10/11/13 10:31 AM Krista McGee past me, cool and moist, but I do not have time to consider what that means.

Not like the wolves we encountered. The hope I have begun to feel grows. ” Rhen surveys the settlement. ” John puts his arm through mine and urges me down the hill. ” John releases my arm and moves quicker than I have ever seen him move. I am worried he will fall, causing further injury to himself, so I chase after him. The terrain changes as we go down the hill, closer to the pond. indd 51 10/11/13 10:31 AM Krista McGee past me, cool and moist, but I do not have time to consider what that means.

Rhen is next to Berk. Berk steps back, and I no longer feel his breath. “Yes, I am safe,” John calls out. “I’m swimming. ” Rhen’s and Berk’s faces mirror what I’m feeling. We will not go into that filthy pond. John must be tossing the water in our direction because I feel it on my head. Just a few drops at first, but then more. So much more that I am certain it cannot be John’s doing. I look around, afraid someone else is here, mocking us, flinging water at us. Then John moves toward us, his face lifted toward the sky.

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