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"I can hardly wait." There was a touch of a South Irish accent in O'Day's voice. Its timbre was almost caressing.
" I'm glad you're curious," said Jennings. He looked vaguely uncomfortable. He half-turned and looked round the big room as if he hoped to see someone. Someone who might possibly interrupt the conversation and save him some trouble. He turned back towards O'Day; stood, his hands in his overcoat pockets, hesitating.
O'Day smiled. He said casually: "Why don't you get it off your chest, Jennings?"
Jennings shrugged his shoulders. He said: "You did me a good turn once, O'Day. Remember? Now I'm trying to do you one. Perhaps you'll tell me to mind my own damned business or you might even take some sort of notice of what I say-that is if you ever take any notice of what anyone says, you Irish so-and-so. I've never thought you to be a darned fool. I don't believe that you're one now."
" All right," said O'Day. His tone was cheerful. "Let's take it that at the moment I'm not a darned fool. What's it all about?"
" There's been a helluva lot of talk about you and Vanner in the office," said Jennings. "I don't know if you know where your partner's heading, but if you don't I'm telling you that he's doing both of you a bit of no good. He's cock-eyed five days in the week. He doesn't do any work. My own boss at the office told me the other day that your firm is weeks behind on the last four cases we handed to you for investigation. Yesterday one of our Directors was talking about finding another agency. And we're a damned good com

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