300 short stories: story 293

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, … Continue reading 300 short stories: story 293


300 short stories:: story 155

story: A Simple Heart author: Gustave Flaubert year: 1877 where:  home, golden chaise note: It is fun to read this the same week as reading Orwell's The Road to Wigan Pier and revisiting The Communist Manifesto for work. a line: “It was a bull, which had been hidden by the fog. He came towards the two women. Madame … Continue reading 300 short stories:: story 155