Instead, he had taken a slightly different direction, one fascinated with the idea of the bodyamplifying the action of the will, and more generally concerned with the nature of theconnection between mind and body in life and death.
These ideas did, in fact, show the shape of things to come, though in 1932 there was littleoutward evidence of future development.
In June he had found himself placed in the second class in the Part I of the Tripos.
I can hardly look anyone in the face after it. I won't try to offer an explanation, I shall justhave to get a 1st in Mays* to shew I'm not really so bad as that,' he wrote to Mrs Morcom.
But more significant, in reality, was the fact that he had ordered as his last prize fromSherborne a book that promised a serious account of the interpretation of quantummechanics.