The Touch

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'Fast-moving and immensely readable ... a page turner from start to finish' Maeve BinchyAlexander Kinross is remembered in his native Scotland only as a shiftless boilermaker's apprentice. But when he writes from Australia to summon his bride, his relatives realize he is now a man to be reckoned with. Arriving in Sydney after a difficult voyage, sixteen-year-old Elizabeth Drummond meets her husband-to-be and discovers that he frightens and repels her. And, isolated in Alexander's great house, Elizabeth finds that marriage does not prompt her husband to enlighten her about his past life - nor his present one, in which his mistress, the sensuous, tough, outspoken Ruby Costevan, still plays a part -

After all is said and done You've never walked, you've never run You're a winner. You got the moves, you know the streets Break the rules, take the heat You're nobody's fool.

He touched the girl on the arm to get her attention. The boy touched the worm with (= using, in his hand) a twig. Sundance short "The Touch of the Master's Hand" takes a humorous yet sensitive look at a young Mormon missionary struggling with the sin of masturbation.