Charles Butler hannibal at
Fri Nov 7 06:46:30 EST 2003

> obDWJ, how long did it take other members of the list to notice the race
> of the Wilkins family? I took a very long time to twig to that.

I remember doing a double-take when the Own Back children were talking about
black eyes, and one of them said something about Vernon Wilkins having two
already. That was reasonably early in the book, I think, but it was a pretty
oblique way of dropping the information in, and easily missable.


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