The greatcoat By Helen Dunmore A Royal Air Force coat leads a young bride into an affair with a long-dead ghost.
One cold night, Isabel finds an old Royal Air Force greatcoat in the cupboard and pulls it into bed to warm herself.
He was barely allowed time to take off his greatcoat, and, as he did so, he felt almost disinclined to part with so good a friend.
He could not have seen that I have a watch on, for my greatcoat is buttoned.
On another chair close by lay his greatcoat and fur cap, and his yellow gloves were in his cap.
About the greatcoat he did not tell them, for he could not have spoken of it without tears.
Jermyn seated himself in silence, opened his greatcoat, and took some papers from a side pocket.
He had a new and fashionable Moscow greatcoat on, and smelt of scent.
His hands trembled so that he could not even unbutton his greatcoat.
I stopped, and lo the man of the greatcoat and glazed hat stood by my side.