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I am not sure what the author means by glass screen. If the driver was cold it seems to refer to a window but like I said, I am not certain.
She turned towards the hunched-up shape of
the driver seated in his glass cab; and continued awhile to survey the
great hump of his shoulders and sprawling arms as if through a faint
inward mist. He sat crouched together, his hands seemingly clasped on
the steering wheel, his high-angled coat-collar helmeting a motionless
No wonder he was cold! A jagged hole gaped in his glass screen like a
huge black star. This was no surprise, yet it filled her with
perplexity. What was wrong?
Walter de la Mare, What Dreams May Come, 1936
Thank you very much
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