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She had large, rather beautiful hazel eyes which she blinked rapidly from time to time. This habit gave her a timorous yet slightly defiant demeanour: the sort of girl who made a career out of being insecure.
Poor old David, thought Nicholas, watching Salieri's valet sidling across the boards with that constipated cringe that afflicts people who loathe acting and are coaxed onto a stage.
'Do you think then... the gods will reward me by answering my prayers?'... 'you're so naive. That's the way the gods punish us — by answering our prayers.'
Plastic tables and chairs were scattered about, and there were a couple of settees, which, imperfectly disguised, performed onstage as often as some of the actors and, it must be said, frequently with more conviction.
He saw a rather plump, middle-aged woman with a slab-like face, gooseberry-green eyes and dull brown hair done in a youthful style with a fronded fringe and hard tight little curls. Atop her long pale face, it looked foolish, like a wig on a horse.
There was no such thing as a small part, only small actors.
Avery... gossiped as easily as he drew breath, and with almost the same urgent necessity.
If promises were piecrusts, dear, she'd be in crumbs up to her armpits.
He adored displays of temperament by his actors, fatuously believing them to be a sign of genuine talent.
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It may be that there is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income.
July 17, 1931
Caroline Graham is an English playwright, screenwriter and novelist.
The Killings at Badger's Drift (1987)
Written in Blood (1994)
Faithful unto Death (1996)
A Place of Safety (1999)
Death of a Hollow Man (1989)
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