surreptitiousness


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Outcome isn't the goal; instead, we are provided with what is and isn't a kind of surreptitiousness (rapere: seize), a kind of double take, whereby, as in the case of 'Appropriations'(And/1) the apparent naivete or discordance of many of the sentences deployed continues to romance as it undercuts the outlandish adventure of the American space mission.
She treats Vainati's surreptitiousness and dubious motivation as the woof and warp of a well-textured detective story, complete with flashbacks and intense passages that read like dramatic monologues.
As so often happens, guilt generates stealth and surreptitiousness.