Something Will Turn Up

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Author: David Mason
Published: 1963
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,144 / 16 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 686
Added to site: 2008.01.13
mnybks.net#: 19667
Origin: gutenberg.org

Err ... maybe it had to do with this being a non-Parity universe, perhaps?Some things can't be simply inverted, after all....

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The pleasantly furnished, neat little apartment was not what Mr. Rapp had ever thought of as a "wild pad." But the Village had odd standards, Mr. Rapp knew. Chacun a son gout, he had said, on moving into the apartment ten years ago. Not aloud, of course, because he had only taken one year of French, and would never have trusted his accent. But chacun a son gout, anyway.

"The television set," Mr. Rapp said, translating. "Oh, yes." He went to the closet door and opened it. Reaching inside, he brought out an imposingly large TV set, mounted on a wheeled table. The bearded repairman whistled.

"In the closet," the repairman said, admiringly. "Crazy. You go in there to watch it, or you let it talk to itself?"

"Oh. Well, I don't exactly watch it at all," Mr. Rapp said, a little sadly. "I mean, I can't. That's why I called you."

"Lightning's here, have no fear," the bearded one said, approaching the set with a pr

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2013.04.23
Sardo Weems
****.

The guy's television set worked, but whatever way you turned the thing, the picture was always upside-down. Then the scraggly, somewhat mystic TV repairman tried an alternate approach.

The repairman's beatnik slang is kind of quaint today. It's not Tolstoy, but that means it's short and doesn't have a lot of Russian names to remember.


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