300 short stories:: story 152

story: The Ice Wagon Going Down the Street

author: Mavis Gallant

year: 1963, originally; 2002 collection (reprint)

where:  mon bureau

note: the title of this collection comes from the fact that Gallant wrote these stories in Paris, but they are set in many places

a line: “His social compass was out of order because the others couldn’t tell Peter and Agnes apart.”

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