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400 short stories: story 320 + 321 +322 + 323

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2019 short stories

story: “The Three Strangers”, “A Tradition of Eighteen Hundred and Four”, “The Melancholy Hussar of the German Legion”, & “The Withered Arm” author: Thomas Hardy year: 1888 where: Taiwan, roadtrip to Kenting note: I am terribly behind on my record keeping. I read these stories from Wessix Tales in mid-October! While the mighty Henry James was rather dismissive of Hardy, I rather enjoyed this lot, especially the descriptions of rural customs in the semi-fictional universe of Wessix. It […]

300 short stories:: story 179

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2019 short stories

story: “Meals for Mourners/兄弟” author: K Ming Chang year: 2019 where: around the house note: from the Nashville Review  a line: “She wears her scarves even in the shower: checkered wool ones, polka-dotted cotton ones, infinity scarves in colors that scratch at your eyes, yellow and green and pink. Mama always says the best way to hide something is to draw attention to it.”