Books: Race

Race*

"Spazzums" Tricycles, Deferential Dukes The Story. Despite his flat, black, curly beard, which gave him the appearance of an Assyrian bas-relief, Mr. Heath started out in life as headmaster of a typical English parish school at South Barnet. He invested in a tricycle, to facilitate his trips from home to school. And he might have tricycled himself and his numerous family right out of this story, had it not been for his "accident." The tricycle hit a rock one day, gave him a nervous breakdown from which, according to himself, he never recovered....

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