The subtitle to this book is Or Friendly Guidance for the Aspiring Englishman, which kinds of help put the quote that I have chosen for Teaser Tuesday into a little bit of context. The teaser comes from page 21:
There remained one more item on Jack's list. He knew it to be the quintessential characteristic of the true English gentleman and without it he was nothing. Item one hundred and fifty: An Englishman must be a member of a golf club.
I am going to cheat a little bit and give two more sentences from page 63, as it amused me when I read it, and I think it gives a glimpse of the humour and charm of the novel. I am pretty sure that I am going to find plenty more quote worthy passages as I finish reading the book.
"My mother warned me that craziness ran in your family. I should have listened but no, I was young and foolish, and easily impressed by your red bicycle and your thick hair."
This book is also published under the title Mr. Rosenblum Dreams in English in the US.
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