The landlady part 2

reading comprehension, vocabulary practice, understanding the context


<span style="font-style: italic;">Now, the fact that his landlady appeared to be slightly off her rocker didn’t worry Billy in the least. After all, she was not only harmless – there was no question about that – but she was also quite obviously a kind and generous soul. He guessed that she had probably lost a son in the war, or something like that, and had never got over it. So a few minutes later, after unpacking his suitcase and washing his hands, he went downstairs to the ground floor and entered the living-room.</span>