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300 short stories:: story 169

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2018 short stories

story: “The Adventure of a Soldier” author: Italo Calvino year: 1984 (English translation) where: Philadelphia train note: Such great description of how time stretches in the moments of nearness to someone we desire. a line: “This meeting of calves was precious, but it came at a price, a loss: in fact, the body’s weight was shifted and the reciprocal support of the hips no longer occurred with the same docile abandon.”