WE FLY AWAY by Robert Francis

WE FLY AWAY

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A travesty, of very minor proportions, this lightly touches on a few months in the home of elderly Mrs. Bemis, where- with Mrs. Teal as housekeeper- she leads a life of excessive propriety, maintains a rigid routine of cleaning and churchgoing. Into this settled world comes Robert, a poet, whose uncertain profession she cannot approve. And there is Henry, a student, who introduces an offensive note of alcohol and nicotine. But Henry's departure starts the exodus which continues as Mrs. Teal decides to better herself and leaves, as Robert, his book rejected, prefers freedom in a deserted house to Mrs. Bemis'... Fragmentary, to an extent which makes an audience difficult to define.

Publisher: Morrow- Swallow Press