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Author: Ross Rocklynne
Published: 1954
Language: English
Wordcount: 4,088 / 19 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,228
Added to site: 2009.08.06
mnybks.net#: 24918
Origin: gutenberg.org

So the baby had a pet monster. And so nobody but baby could see it. And so a couple of men dropped out of thin air to check and see if the monster was licensed or not. So what's strange about that?

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l I couldn't see it any more.

A minute later, the grey steam melted away and so did Mabel.

Harry came home on schedule. "Baby has hardly cried all day!" I told him happily. "What a relief! I got a lot of your old clothes mended and I read three installments of the Saturday Evening Post serial."

"Fine!" said Harry, looking around. "What else happened?"

"Not much," I said, deciding to break it to him gradually. "Except we've got a Drinko." I took him into the nursery. Baby was sound asleep. I supposed the Drinko was, too. "There he is," I said, pointing to the depression at the foot of the crib. "That's the Drinko." I told Harry the whole story. He listened with a straight face.

"Well!" he said. "What thrilling adventures you have. Tell me, isn't this sort of thing sometimes too exciting?"

"Not at all," I said, deciding to feed his stomach before I really tried to convince him. "It all comes under the heading of the drab, routine duties of a housewife. Come on now, dinn

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Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
2012.11.06
Sardo Weems
**...

Interdimensional monsters, cops and robbers in this story. Written by a man from a woman's point of view, it might have agreed with 1950's ideas of women, but it kind of creaks today. There's nothing remarkable or insightful here.


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