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    Tiffin and so on

    Hi, whoever is this Tiffin, it is not a meal. Who is Tiffin here?
    "Sylvie did not believe in God. She considered the biblical deity to be an absurd, vengeful figure (Tiffin and so on), no more real than Zeus or the great god Pan." and further: " ‘Please,’ Sylvie said. Any discussion of money (even Izzie’s) in front of strangers filled her with reticent horror. A sudden dark cloud passed over her heart. It was Tiffin, she knew." (Life after Life, Kate Atkinson)

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    Re: Tiffin and so on

    Quote Originally Posted by meliss View Post
    Who is this Tiffin? it is not a meal. Who is Tiffin here?
    "Sylvie did not believe in God. She considered the biblical deity to be an absurd, vengeful figure (Tiffin and so on), no more real than Zeus or the great god Pan." and further: " ‘Please,’ Sylvie said. Any discussion of money (even Izzie’s) in front of strangers filled her with reticent horror. A sudden dark cloud passed over her heart. It was Tiffin, she knew." (Life after Life, Kate Atkinson)
    It will be revealed later on in the story (probably).
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    #3

    Re: Tiffin and so on

    It isn't clear from this extract to me either.

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    Re: Tiffin and so on

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    It will be revealed later on in the story (probably).
    It was not :(.

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    Re: Tiffin and so on

    You have a decision to make. You have to decide if it's worth it to spend time worrying about it.
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