ANOTHER'S.............................3
men passing by. People wandered in and out of one another's homes, helped themselves to whatever took their fancy, wives decoratedp 170 UDC 1979
for me, I rose into the sky. Departure Holding one another's outstretched hands, we moved together through the sky, an immensep 208 UDC 1979
of downtown Las Vegas -- the soldiers posing for one another's cameras outside the Golden Nugget, the young militia scampering aroundp 216 HA 1981
 
 ANOXAEMIA.............................1
sleep is nothing more than an inconvenient symptom of cerebral anoxaemia. It's not that you're afraid of missing, it's the dreamp 52 M69 1957
 
 ANSON.................................2
James E. Broadhead. And James E. Broadhead shot Robert S. Anson. And Robert S. Anson shot Robert Parker. And Robert Parkerp 102 GOA 1990
James E. Broadhead shot Robert S. Anson. And Robert S. Anson shot Robert Parker. And Robert Parker shot Donald Birmingham. Andp 102 GOA 1990
 
 ANSWER................................110
believe me, he has the right ideas." Michael made no answer. He felt uncomfortable beside the Malay driver, and saw thep 9 VN 1951
All this was built by us. The question nobody can answer is: what was here before we built it?‘ ‘It's alwaysp 37 CC 1957
talk to him. He saw Neill was waiting for an answer and shrugged. ‘Everything seems to be all right,‘ he saidp 50 M69 1957
as to the wisdom of wielding my power indiscriminately? I answer: No! Far from being indiscriminate I was carrying out anp 102 NZ 1959
you may inadvertently buy the magazine and read it. I answer: Here! It is the story that lies before you nowp 105 NZ 1959
implications for the people of Earth (to me a satisfactory answer contains an acceptable statement of one's philosophy and beliefs, anp 94 WG 1959
and asked: ‘Have you ever heard Madame Gioconda sing?‘ Mangon's answer came back scornfully: No! But you have. Please describe. Altop 116 SS 1960
You were in a trance, you mean. For God's sake answer when I talk to you. I was saying that Ip 250 OM 1961
sudden eyes in an ice-white face. Why she refused to answer her bell I could never understand, but I noticed thatp 208 S5 1961
hardly moved, edging forward or backward a few yards in answer to instructions transmitted over the R/T. The roar ofp 149 WFN 1961
expected to choose something unusual?‘ Dr Francis grinned. ‘A good answer. But seriously, Abel, why pick a subject like that?‘ Abelp 322 13C 1962
it. Some of those outfits wouldn't take no for an answer.‘ Clifford clamped his lips and picked the synopsis off thep 350 PE 1962
through the cycle of nine symphonies. He searched for an answer, the change of mood, to the sombre opening motif ofp 28 DW 1962
be too difficult.‘ He saw that Bodkin expected a serious answer, and composed his thoughts. ‘Well, one could simply say thatp 41 DW 1962
you, Strangman. I'll let you know when I have the answer.‘ On the way back to the Ritz he sat silentlyp 110 DW 1962
telephone cable was disconnected) he would certainly have found the answer. His reasons for making the dive at all remained obscurep 111 DW 1962
ceased to refer to it, as if accepting that an answer to the question would solve for them many of thep 111 DW 1962
attraction of the property. Now, can you give me an answer?‘ The two men regarded each other silently, and then Boardmanp 382 WT 1962
Of course, the fete would never be held, but in answer to Boardman's questions he outlined a provisional programme. They fixedp 382 WT 1962
to yourself for so long?‘ Malek made no attempt to answer this, and waited for Constantin to resume play. Now andp 506 EG 1963
open files of the queens and bishops, as if the answer to the pressing enigma were to be found in thesep 508 EG 1963
Normand,‘ Dr Mellinger replied pleasantly. As he mentally elaborated his answer, he realized that he had never trusted or liked hisp 522 MO 1963
Lieutenant.‘ Connolly gestured vaguely. For some reason formulating a satisfactory answer seemed more difficult than he had expected. ‘Well, I supposep 446 QR 1963
of martyred weariness on Lowry. ‘Must we?‘ ‘There's an obvious answer,‘ Gifford said to Lowry. ‘During the summer the delta drainsp 630 DS 1964
-- may have outlived its function.‘ I searched for an answer. ‘I'm sorry. Perhaps if you left here --‘ ‘No!‘ hep 625 IM 1964
in many years Georg seemed at a loss for an answer. He shrugged helplessly. ‘My dear Charles, I just do notp 576 LL 1964
all question.‘ ‘Why?‘ Ransom took her wrists, surprised by her answer. ‘You both assume that. It's a matter of survival nowp 124 D 1965
Obviously any number of solutions is possible, and a final answer to the mystery, like the motives and character of Quimbyp 663 BM 1966
and Mallory had come to the town, but neither would answer his questions. He gathered only that they had arrived separatelyp 674 DF 1966
May I take something in return, Doctor?‘ Before Sanders could answer, Ventress had stepped over to the larger of the twop 24 CW 1966
in magnitude?‘ Ventress nodded sagely. ‘A large question, Doctor. To answer it I would need -- literally, I fear -- allp 42 CW 1966
He added hastily, aware that this was not necessarily the answer Louise wanted to hear: ‘It was pointless coming here --p 133 CW 1966
-- ‘may have outlived its function.‘ Sanders searched for an answer. ‘I'm sorry. Perhaps if you left here --‘ ‘No!‘ Balthusp 162 CW 1966
Dr Knight glanced at him, as if waiting for an answer, Conrad said, ‘More or less.‘ ‘Good. And, of course, inp 688 TIM 1966
Where have they all gone?‘ ‘An interesting question -- the answer in part explains why you're here, Conrad, and why we'rep 691 TIM 1966
at the bones scattered across the table, I knew my answer. DREAM CARGOES Across the lagoon an eager new life wasp 768 DA 1968
left to her, I was certain that she read the answer to her unspoken questions in the scars on my legsp 27 C 1973
to crash their own stunt-cars -- I decided not to answer. Seeing all this cross my face, Vaughan turned to thep 103 C 1973
I was tempted to obey him, making no effort to answer the teasing pressure of his hand. An airline coach spedp 198 C 1973
like an illuminated corpse. ‘We'll think of something.‘ A curious answer, he realized, implying that there were other sources of foodp 78 HR 1975
on the floor beside Eleanor. He felt stumped for an answer -- despite all his efforts, the last of the batteriesp 171 HR 1975
all too well what was really taking place. Whatever the answer, Laing was free for the time being to live withinp 172 HR 1975
craft -- not that he would have been able to answer them -- but Halloway's blond hair and guileless blue eyesp 875 UC 1976
Yes ...‘ The presence of the armed Japanese made any other answer pointless. In fact I had not driven any vehicle sincep 929 DT 1977
TO US IN OUR EFFORTS TO HELP YOU IF YOU ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS TO THE BEST OF YOUR ABILITY. PLEASE WILLp 42 IY3 1977
QUESTIONS A BIT EMBARRASSING, BUT NEVERTHELESS DO BE SURE TO ANSWER THEM TRUTHFULLY. IF AT ANY STAGE YOU DO FEEL EMBARRASSEDp 42 IY3 1977
NOT SURE, AND I WOULD LIKE YOU TO TRY TO ANSWER YES OR NO. PLEASE REMEMBER AGAIN THAT THIS IS ALLp 43 IY3 1977
A BIT BEFORE ANSWERING, DO SO. PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO ANSWER HOWEVER SOONER OR LATER, OTHERWISE WE WON'T BE ABLE TOp 43 IY3 1977
WELL NOW FOR SOME MORE. AGAIN, DO YOUR BEST TO ANSWER THESE TRUTHFULLY. WHEN YOU BEGAN TO MASTURBATE WAS IT VERYp 45 IY3 1977
HER BODY? 6 (?) I KNOW IT ISN'T ALWAYS EASY TO ANSWER WITH JUST A YES OR NO, BUT LOOK AT THEp 46 IY3 1977
NO, BUT LOOK AT THE QUESTION AGAIN AND TRY TO ANSWER EITHER YES OR NO THIS TIME? 1 (NO) OK. DOp 46 IY3 1977
DIFFICULT, BUT I REALLY WOULD LIKE A YES OR NO ANSWER HERE. READ THE QUESTION AGAIN AND ANSWER WITH YES ORp 46 IY3 1977
YES OR NO ANSWER HERE. READ THE QUESTION AGAIN AND ANSWER WITH YES OR NO THIS TIME? 0 (YES) NOW HERE'Sp 46 IY3 1977
Will we ever discover alien life in outer space? The answer, almost certainly, is: ‘Yes -- in the year 2022. Itp 228 UGM 1979
thousands of reporters besieging the astronauts‘ wives, ever afraid? The answer, almost certainly is: no. Not, according to The Right Stuffp 273 UGM 1979
warmth of the fire-box, while a nervous Heinz tried to answer the young Mexican's questions about the pistons and valve-gear ofp 131 HA 1981
hiding places below the blackjack tables, still too stunned to answer the friendly questions from the puzzled officers. Hands over theirp 213 HA 1981
room. ‘Vera, where do your parents live?‘ Jim knew the answer, but decided to risk the ruse. ‘Do they live inp 17 ES 1984
they were filled with water? The Abandoned Aerodrome Pondering the answer, Jim stepped from the terrace. He ran across the lawnp 29 ES 1984
eat me, I'm skin and bone.‘ But Frank declined to answer. Basie climbed into the truck, shaking his head. They leftp 104 ES 1984
your parents, Jim?‘ ‘They went away.‘ Jim thought about his answer, deciding whether to invent some spoof for Dr Ransome. Therep 138 ES 1984
to land. Had the Japanese prepared a secret weapon in answer to the atomic bomb, a high-performance rocket fighter that wouldp 279 ES 1984
coming?‘ For the first time Basie seemed lost for an answer. He lay back among the wooden sleepers, and then pointedp 329 ES 1984
the harness packed with explosive. As always, he refused to answer any questions put to him, and we sat in ap 1092 OOA 1984
are we allowed to dream?‘ The editors maintain that his answer should have been ‘no,‘ since dreams are an escape ‘fromp 235 UGM 1986
a few frightening hours, I was still trying not to answer this all too loaded question. Thrown at me like ap 10 DC 1987
women, and unable for a moment to think of an answer. ‘All this water -- it's part of the Lake Kottop 65 DC 1987
No more strange medicine from Dr Mal.‘ Unsure what to answer, I followed her large and purposeful buttocks up the companionwayp 197 DC 1987
into the bathroom. Perhaps they ask a special favour, the answer to which they already know, a last chance for theirp 42 RW 1988
seem to have summoned him. Confused, I debate whether to answer the doorbell. My arms and shirt are streaked with sootp 1133 TES 1989
at last decided to leave me alone. I no longer answer the door, and there has been scarcely a caller, thoughp 1137 TES 1989
lobby of the TV station. ‘You've got a lot to answer for ...‘ Across the street, near a burnt-out Mercedes, a Royalistp 1152 WF 1989
What do Elvis Presley and Marlon Brando have in common? Answer: many people believe both of them are still alive. Schickelp 8 UGM 1991
the ringing telephone, which the servants were too nervous to answer, my father relented. ‘You can see David Hunter. But don'tp 16 KW 1991
he whispered to me when a nurse had declined to answer a direct question about his suspected cancer, ‘that the firstp 301 KW 1991
feel vaguely guilty. We ask questions they know they can't answer -- the one thing they really want us to dop 301 KW 1991
terror, like a victim in a horror film? Surprisingly, the answer is no. If anything, I feel cool and detached, asp 308 KW 1991
dashed hopes that makes one despair of politics as the answer to anything. China's greatest political leader and ideologue, Mao Zedongp 36 UGM 1992
and gets a variety of convoluted replies, when the straight answer, as Derek Jarman is honest enough to admit, is: vanityp 272 UGM 1992
course in Cultural Studies and thinks paperback sociology is the answer to everything. He's a lot of fun.‘ ‘I want top 121 CN 1996
takes all the profits. Medicinal-quality heroin and cocaine are Crawford's answer to the benzo-diazepines we doctors love so much. He oncep 199 CN 1996
rather, helping it on its way? I, of course, can answer the question, since I am the man in the panamap 8 DYF 1996
meet here again. I may have more questions you can answer.‘ ‘I'm sure you will.‘ She stared at me over herp 117 SC 2000
anything else. What did these games involve?‘ Before she could answer, the lights on the terrace of the Cardin Foundation floodedp 218 SC 2000
Delage gazed around the shelves of books, hoping for an answer in their sealed pages. ‘We borrowed them from an advertisingp 239 SC 2000
it out to him. I tried to think of an answer if I was asked to comment. As a member ofp 8 MP 2003
chains of duty and civic responsibility. For once, the absurd answer was probably the right one. The firemen had drenched thep 9 MP 2003
outlined the future of kitchenware design. I left Sally to answer the phone while I took our suitcases into the hallp 13 MP 2003
your own sit-in against the universe.‘ ‘I'm waiting for an answer, Mr Markham.‘ She played with her hair as she layp 24 MP 2003
the most important question there is.‘ ‘Go on.‘ ‘"Why me?" Answer it. You can't.‘ ‘Sally ... does it matter? It's a flukep 24 MP 2003
the larger absurdity to which nature would never provide an answer. I was still waiting for Gould as the last ofp 206 MP 2003
to nothing. ‘David?‘ Gould looked up from his nails. ‘Any answer?‘ ‘Terminal 2 Security.‘ I thought back to the Bishop ofp 251 MP 2003
desperate children. I was their delegate, and I wanted an answer. If you're faced with a two-year-old dying from brain cancerp 255 MP 2003
shoot her?‘ ‘To be honest ...‘ He was still framing his answer when Vera lifted her foot from the brake and thep 263 MP 2003
offering him the map, but he was too distracted to answer. A nervous Bengali in his fifties, he watched the trafficp 7 KC 2006
to the retail complex that was the west of London's answer to the Bluewater mall near Dartford. Joining the crowd ofp 14 KC 2006
magistrate discharged him. He ruled there was no case to answer.‘ ‘How? I don't believe it.‘ I seized the telephone receiverp 47 KC 2006
probably. When I was younger.‘ ‘Good. Sounds like an honest answer. Rugger brawls, nightclub aggro -- that sort of thing?‘ ‘Thatp 98 KC 2006
to lose control.‘ ‘Doctor, can we ...?‘ ‘Right.‘ Having drawn the answer he wanted from me, Maxted clapped his hands. He pushedp 99 KC 2006
killed my father?‘ ‘Difficult questions, and obviously you want an answer ...‘ Maxted gestured at the as if trying to conjure ap 100 KC 2006
the carpet, retracing a half-remembered dance step. Impatient for an answer, I said: ‘We could push the police a little harderp 101 KC 2006
the newsreels of the day, heroic death that were England's answer to the dictators across the Channel, and expressed the kingdom'sp 137 KC 2006
and tells them a visit to the Metro-Centre is the answer to all their problems.‘ ‘You do a great job. Ip 144 KC 2006
chair behind the enquiry desk, a grey-haired sphinx ready to answer all questions but ignored by the crowd drifting across thep 218 KC 2006
house offered once we were interned. My father had no answer to them, and I knew that the time might comep 61 ML 2008
I found freedom. My parents were always at hand to answer any query that crossed my mind -- a difficulty withp 81 ML 2008
crime against Mary and her children. Why? There was no answer to the question, which obsessed me for decades to comep 205 ML 2008
come. The Atrocity Exhibition 1966 But perhaps there was an answer, using a kind of extreme logic. My direction as ap 207 ML 2008
on here?‘ After fifty years, I was nowhere nearer an answer. Lunches and Films 1987 By 1980 my three children werep 245 ML 2008
mean by your novel Crash?‘ A question with no possible answer. Other, more sympathetic readers of my earlier novels and shortp 251 ML 2008