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300 short stories: story 293

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2019 short stories

story: “The Other Wife” (“La femme cachée”) author: Colette year: 1924 where: the Ikea kitchen table note: I love food descriptions in stories. Especially if the food oder is antiquated or peculiar to me. Also, this story was magnificent. a line:  “Immodest without knowing it, everything about her bore the overly conspicuous marks of extreme happiness.” theme(s): Marriage, exes, comparison