What are 2 elements of the setting that are not what they appear to be in "The Landlady"?

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Your question appears to refer to a short story titled "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl. In this story a seventeen-year-old young man named Billy Weaver has been sent on a business trip and needs to find a room to rent for the night before his morning appointment at the office. Billy has heard that there is a cheap hotel called The Bell and Dragon that may have a room available, and he sets off to find it. On his way, he stops in front of a shabby house that has a sign in the front window indicating that it is a bed and breakfast. As the reader gradually will realize, it is a story full of deceptions.

One thing that is not what it seems to be is the look of the house. The exteriors of the houses on this street are described as having paint peeling from their woodwork and that their "handsome white facades were cracked and blotchy from neglect". But when Billy peeks inside the window of the bed and...

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