The Beaton fellow.
Oh yes. Everybodys dead.
Good show, though.
And he went off to bed glumly singing Oh, what a beautiful morning as the Queen opened her book.
Excerpted from The Uncommon Reader by Forelake Ltd. Copyright © 2007 by Forelake Ltd. Published in September 2007 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. All rights reserved.
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