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CHAPTER ONE
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CHAPTER TWO

‘Pierre?’
‘Oui?’
‘Vous êtes OK?’
‘Oui.’
‘Tatiana, vous êtes unharmed?’
‘Oui.’
‘Vladimir, comment vous êtes?’
‘Shaken, mais untouched.’
‘Boris, vous êtes OK?’
‘Oui, oui.’
‘Fyodor Mikhail Pyotrvich, vous êtes dans le land des living?’
‘Absolument.’
‘Anna Verovna, vous n’étiez pas attrappée dans la cross-fire?’
‘Non, non.’
‘Ludmilla, vous n’avez pas eu des difficultés avec les soldats de Napoleon?’
‘Au contraire.’
‘Alors, for God’s sake, qui a eu le KER-SPLAT?!’
                                              
The Franglais Lieutenant’s Woman

published 1986



 
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