<> Lingard195 Chapter 20 Lingard Estate 1972 Linen Hall Library Thursday, March 10, 2016 TIFF Lingard195 Manuscript Liverpool, London English https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/lingard195 Linen Hall Library Linen Hall Library Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/sites/default/files/Lingard195_1.jpg LHL Archive 186 "And a big one at that," said rede. "I'll be sending you money too," said Kevin. "You'll need to get a job first," said his father. "I’m not worried about that. They're all waiting for me over there to land." Kevin patted his mother's shoulder and walked over to the mirror andto straightened his tie. He hated wearing a tie and seldom did, but it would please his mother to see him departing in a suit and tie, neat and respect- able, and a credit to her. "Better not be thinking the streets of Liverpool are paved with gold," said Mr McCoy. "I hear there's plenty out of work there too" "Who said anything about Liverpool?" Kevin gave the tie a final twist. "I might go to London." "London?" said Mrs McCoy doubtfully, for the sound of that was worse than Liverpool which could be reached by only crossing over a stretch of water. "It's a/big city." "The x bigger the better! There, how do I xxxx look?" "The girls of London wll fall about when they see you," said Brede. "Aye, they'll likely think I'm a right looking eejit." He laughed, and so did Brede. He glanced quickly at the red and cream kitchen clock on the dresser. His mother's eyes swivelled to it too. "I'll have to be off, Ma." She nodded. She set the plastic box of sandwiches and flask on the table. "Have you room for them in your case?" Text