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Time’s Arrow (Part Two)

Martin Amis

‘Nine nights later we woke up in the small hours and lay there coldly. “Shtib,” he grunted.’

Where do they go, these little ones who disappear – the uncreated? Safely curled inside their mothers, for a while; but then what? I have an intractable presentiment (maybe a hope, maybe a fear) that one night I will glimpse them, in Tod’s dream… Some mornings, as we prepare to turn in, and go…

Martin Amis

Martin Amis's books include Money, London Fields, Time's Arrow and Lionel Asbo. He was one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists in 1983.

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