400 short stories: story 309

story: “Granddaughters”

author: Anthony Marra

year: 2015

where: Some taxi rides.

note: First-Personal Plural

a line: “Could we have misjudged the seriousness of their relationship? Galina had been as vivid as stained glass, but we hadn’t imagined that Kolya might have been the sunlight saturating her.”

theme(s): Survival, jealousy, gossip, legacy


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