<> Lingard093 Chapter 10 Lingard Estate 1972 Linen Hall Library Thursday, March 10, 2016 TIFF Lingard093 Manuscript McConkey, Mullet English https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/content/lingard093 Linen Hall Library Linen Hall Library Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA https://www.niliteraryarchive.com/sites/default/files/Lingard093_1.jpg LHL Archive 85 rollers and high-heeled shoes on her swollen feet. She was being served by a woman with an enormous bosom that rested on the counter They both eyed her, knowing at once that she was strange to the xx area. Brede swallowed. "It'*'s all right, Mrs McConkey, you can serve this girl first. I'm in no hurry.” "As long as you're aresure Mrs Mullet.” Mrs McConkey looked at Brede. "What can I get you then?” "Bar of milk coh chocolate,” said Brede quickly. She took the money from her purse. She had just enough to pay for it. Mrs McConkey shuffled over to the shelf, took down the bar of chocolate and shuffled back to the counter again. It gave Mrs Mullet plenty of time to examine Brede. Brede passed over the monejt. As she moved towards the door she paused and said asked where thefor directions to Sadie's street. she was looking for was. "I live there,” said Mrs Mullet. "Hang on a minute and I'll walk you along. Just give me six eggs, Mrs McConkey, and I'll pay you tomorrow.” Mrs McConkey passed the eggs over reluctantly. "Thanks a lot.” Mrs Mullet said to Brede, "Come on then and I'll show you the way. Are you looking for anyone in particular?” "Well... actually, the Jacksons' house.” Mrs Mullet stopped on the pavement. "The Jacksons? Fancy that, they're old friends of mine. Their son Tommy's walking out withcourting my Linda." Text