100 days 100 short stories:: story thirty-four

story: “That in Aleppo Once…”

 author: Vladimir Nabokov

year: 1944

where: dining hall, seat by the window

note: Othello’s last words include a dog too

a line: “If she has remained a phantom to me, I may have been one to her; I suppose she had been solely attracted by the obscurity of my poetry; then tore a hole through its veil and saw a stranger’s unlovable face.”


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