300 short stories: story 242

story: “The Falling Girl”

author: Dino Buzzati

year: 2018

where: Morning with coffee, kitchen table

note: I read this story in English (Translated by Lawrence Venuti), but now I am on the hunt to read it in its original Italian.

a line: “The beautiful people, then, were interested in her and that filled her with satisfaction. She felt fascinating, stylish.”

theme(s): Suicide, wealth, loneliness, class, womanhood


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