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    A prequel to 'A backward and dilapidated province'. By the end of the war, Ralph and Laurie's relationship has become strained to breaking-point. For a time, each of them goes his own way.

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    Note: for now, only Ralph Lanyon being his own exhaustive list of content notes, but watch this space.

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    Dunkirk and the Blitz shake Bridstow City Hospital, while inside the hospital a war of the sexes rages.

    For Hilary nothing is more important than passing her Fellowship exams.

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    Laurie was going to choose Andrew. Andrew just has to remind him of that.

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    A few days after the end of the novel's action, Ralph and Alec meet and (don't) talk (very much at all).

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    Note: period-typical homophobia, canon-typical effeminophobia.

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    Hugh Treviss at school.

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    Laurie doesn't always understand what Charlot is saying. Neither does Charlot.

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    A very useful mode of transportation.

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    Alec writes Sandy.

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    Mrs Odell gets cold feet about her marriage, but on the whole, not very much changes.

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    "I should think I did," said Bunny genially. "I was prepared every minute, but it turned out a terrible flop."

    Actually, Bunny's life has been in its way a success, and one he wants to share.

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    Content note: discussion of homophobia, inexplicit mention of death caused by serious burns injury.

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    A consultation with Dr. Greenbaum on his late patient, Alan Turing, stirs up all sorts of unpleasant memories for Dr. Alec Deacon, noted Jungian psychoanalyst.

    TW: in-depth discussion of suicide, in-depth discussion of what happened to Alan Turing, discussion of the holocaust, homophobia, homophobic persecution, mentions of blackmail

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    Just how does Ralph know about Hazell's 'success story'?

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    Content note: brief reference to sexual exploitation of teenagers by an adult, reference to canonical underage sexual activity with English public-school power differential, reference to blackmail, canon-typical effeminophobia, misogyny, sexism, Ralph Lanyon being his own exhaustive &c.

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    "Sandy tried, kindly but confusingly, to sketch out the network of various friends, acquaintances, and what seemed like arch-enemies that lead to the story of “That Time a Quaker Punched Bunny In the Face,” becoming more popular among a certain section of the Bridstow population than The Wizard of Oz."

    Or, "Andrew Raynes has a most enlightening discussion with Sandy Reid during the North African Campaign."

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    Ralph and Laurie prepare for an expedition to the north.

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    Happiness writes white.

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    Note: no directly homophobic language or content, but the whole premise of the story emerges from systemic homophobia.

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    'It got to a point where I threw up my job and spent a couple of months looking for something ashore. By the end of that time we both knew it would never work anyway.'

    Actually, they sort of knew from the beginning.

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    Ralph finds it difficult to keep on at the MI5 after Burgess and Maclean defect to the USSR. Laurie finds it difficult to reconcile talk of queer spy rings and campaigns against vice with his rather conventional domesticity. Everyone finds it difficult to understand Alec's taste in men.

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    After Dunkirk, Ralph gets posted as a lieutenant on an armed trawler. Laurie gets pneumonia, a hospital stay, and Bim. He could really do without all three. Too bad Bim could really do with an honest conversation about Ralph.

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    Sequel to "Suffer a Sea- Change." When war breaks out, Ralph gets Laurie a commission in the Navy, without much consulting Laurie on the subject. Laurie isn't terrifically thrilled-- even less so when, on their final leave before deployment, he realizes that Gareth Straike is paying court to his mother.

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    "In seventeen ninety-eight, missing parts were considered quite amusing, even for admirals...." Ralph Lanyon makes the acquaintance of the niece of Admiral Crawford (among others) in 1798. Seven years later, Mary Crawford still manages to surprise him.

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