400 short stories: story 328

story: “Party Girl” author: Nadifa Mohamed year: 2016 where: mio ufficio, back hurting note: This is from the collection Reader, I Married Him: Stories inspired by Jane Eyre, edited by Tracy Chevalier. a line: “I was good to go, he said. Small enough, plan enough and broke enough for most men to wanna date.” theme(s): …

400 short stories: story 318

story: “The Weeping Child” author: Jane Gardam year: 1963 where: Burj al Salam, Dubai note: I just ordered her collection. I love the ending of this story, because it doesn't follow the conventional rules of short stories. "A ghost of somebody who is still alive"--amazing! a line: “I saw only the housekeeper who was a slut and …