All posts tagged: london

Edith Wharton “Roman Fever” | Short Story #331

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2019 short stories

Dear Reader, For the beginning of this new year, I have decided to try something new. I will be creating short story video reviews in addition to my regular reviews on my website. In December 2016, I began keeping a record of the short stories I read and my affection for the genre has grown and grown ever since. I think short stories are the best kind of reading to recommend, because they are a […]

300 short stories:: story 102

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2018 short stories

story: Uglypuss  author: Margaret Atwood (pre-The Handmaid’s Tale) year: 1983 where: london, black coffee note: this story is featured in the phenomenal collection, Bluebeard’s Egg. It also has an intriguing POV swap near the end. a line: “Tonight, she feels dingy, old. Soon she will start getting into the firming cream; she will start worrying about her eyelids. Beginning again is supposed to be exciting, a challenge. Beginning again is fine as an idea, but what with? She’d used […]