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By Jeffrey Archer

Growing to be up within the slums of East finish London, Charlie Trumper goals of sometime operating his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow. That day comes by surprise while his grandfather dies leaving him the floundering company. With the aid of Becky Salmon, an enterprising younger girl, Charlie units out to make a reputation for himself as "The sincere Trader". however the brutal onset of worldwide battle I takes Charlie faraway from domestic and into the trail of a perilous enemy whose legacy of evil follows Charlie and his kin for generations.Encompassing 3 continents and spanning over sixty years, because the Crow Flies brings to existence an impressive story of 1 man's upward push from rags to riches set opposed to the backdrop of a altering century.

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It is most apparent in the young women, who are all wearing high-heeled boots and costumes with short, tight skirts, which shim mer as they pass; for them this is in part a festival o f the flesh. As soon as they get home, each one o f them, the giantess as well as the midget, will give herself to her com panion, and in their rooms the language o f union will prevail until nightfall. Moving slowly along the road, glassy-eyed in the light, they are making ready for the man who will becom e their husband in the darkened tent.

These eyes show that it is not he who is digesting the book but the book that is digesting him; little by little, he is passing into the book, until— his ears have visibly flattened— he vanishes into it and becomes all book. In the book it is broad daylight and a horseman is about to ford the Rio Grande. As he watches the reader, the old m an ’s face copies his expression. He too has becom e all book, almost transparent. T he mute hitchhiker has long been gone; the wrinkles in her seat have smoothed out; it is black night in the moving vehicle.

My generosity is really condescension, my indulgence and attitude of live and let live is disloyalty, my aloofness contempt. ” The gambler looks around, taking in the strip o f wand­ like alders, the stunted silver birches, and the lone spruce sighing in the wind at the edge o f the disk; takes two stones from the pile, knocks them together; and, swaying his torso back and forth, carries on with his mum bled singsong: “ Make a fresh start. I say that today for the first time, and I’ve never heard anyone say it in earnest.

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