[They Parked In A Pay-bay On George Square And Walked Through The Gardens, Emerging In Front Of The University Library. Most Of The Buildings Here Had Gone Up In The 1960s, And Rebus Hated Them: Blocks Of Sand-colored Concrete Replacing The Square's Original Eighteenth-century Town Houses. Rows Of Treacherous Steps, And A Notorious Wind-tunnel Effect Which Could Blow Over The Unwary On The Wrong Day. Students Walked Between The Buildings, Hugging Books And Folders In Front Of Them. Some Stood And Chatted In Groups."Bloody Students," Was Wylie's Concise Summing-up Of The Situation.]

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