By Diana Evans
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His back was hurting from lifting suitcases, of which there were seven. He said “Hellﬁre, woman,” “For pity’s sake,” and “God almighty” to Ida, ripping out his wallet, and everyone kept quiet including the polite lady at the desk. But then he seemed to forget about it. Because he also was ﬁzzy, as Aubrey could not help be in such environments. All these departures, the trolleys and their wheels, the taxis opening journeys, those wonderful spirited planes raising their noses to heaven. The places, he thought, all the places!
Bastard, oh yes, you pilching pickled bastard, for tripping him up so that he fell ﬂat on his face, a great palm-grazing, satchel-hurling crash, in front of Miss Jacqueline Flynn, the only girl in school that Aubrey had ever dared to fancy—she was ﬂame-haired and perfumed and well-to-do, way out of his league, but she was new; and anything was possible when things were new. Stinking louse. Fat-faced dimwit. Pig-breath, dog-muck and bound for hell. One hundred was a nice round number. When he’d ﬁnished, Aubrey would stand up a foot taller with a gentler nose and hair that was not the same color as condensed milk, stride back home with a stranger he liked and start again.
And ours,” they said together. ” Because the loft was their house, it was full of secrets and thresholds. It belonged to them. The thought of strangers sleeping in 26a and treating it like home was like imagining someone moving into your stomach, into your head, into your dreams. 26a 53 “Of course they are,” Aubrey had said, not understanding the intrusion of it. The lodgers were a big family. Six children, two parents, and a grandmother. The grandmother would live in the loft with the youngest girl (apparently, they were inseparable, and the grandmother liked having a private bathroom); two more girls would be in Kemy’s room and three boys in Bel’s.