300 short stories:: story 172

story: “The Adventure of a Traveler” author: Italo Calvino year: 1958 where: Philadelphia Fox Chase train note: From Gli Amori Difficili  a line: “The apartment was again in darkness. The train devoured its invisible road. Could Frederico ask more of life? From such bliss to sleep, the transition is brief."


300 short stories:: story 161

story: The Black Cat author: Edgar Allen Poe year: 1843 where: mio ufficio note: Someone left this fine story at the printer! Snatched! Also, this story was first printed in Philadelphia, my home city. A good story for a Halloween mood. a line: “My original soul seemed, at once, to take its flight from my body; and a … Continue reading 300 short stories:: story 161