Jean has recently returned from London to visit her family. She is
Yes, I loved her. I was in love with her, whatever that may mean. I don't know. Anyway, a few months later she was dead and that was that. She felt everything very deeply, your mother, Much more deeply than I did.
We're just as dead as each other. Tell me, tell me something. I want you to tell me something. What would you say to a man of my age marrying a girl of—oh about your age? Don't be shocked. I told you—I don't feel a thing.
Osborne, John. Plays Two: the Entertainer, the Hotel in Amsterdam, West Of Suez and Time Present. London: Faber & Faber, 1998.
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