300 short stories:: story 209

story: “Vampires in the Lemon Grove” author: Karen Russell year: 2012 where: Eat Greek, mid-afternoon note: the collection's title story a line: “There is a loneliness that must be particular to monsters, I think, the feeling that each is the only child of a species. And now that loneliness was over.” theme(s): marriage and longevity

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