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Life in a Thrashing Machine

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Published: 1981
Language: English
Wordcount: 54,213 / 154 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 425
Added to site: 2005.02.23
mnybks.net#: 9725
License: ©
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ked a little pensive as he filled Vlad's cup to the very rim. He set the glass pot back on the hot-plate of the drip machine and then leaned closer towards him.

"Are you on drugs or something, Vlad?" Henry asked him in a serious and worried sounding voice.

The question made Vlad laugh a little and he patted Henry on the shoulder.

"Of course, not. I thought that you knew me better than that, Henry."

Henry grinned and cleared his throat a little.

"It's just that you seem really down today. More than usual, I mean!" he said and Vlad nodded. "You can be a great man some day, Vlad. But you won't be anything if you permit yourself fall into ruin."

Vlad downed the rest of the coffee and stretched his arms, a little.

"I've been tired lately. You know. When someone doesn't have anything to look forward to, or has something to do, you just kind of . . . waste-away!"

"You're too serious for your own good, son. Just you wait and see . . . one day everything will turn

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 3 from 2 reviews: ***
2016.03.13
Joseph berry
*....

Terrible read, does this guy even have a brain?

2006.03.14
John Jones
*****

A very fun read. I read it in one sitting. Very visual and the characters are people that you can relate to. It is like watching a really good 40's movie set in modern times.


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