Blogs in August 2023

The Angel of Rome 11th August 2023

In this dazzling collection of stories, a son must repeatedly come out to his senile father while looking for a place that will care for the old man. An elderly couple confronts the note-taking fiction writer eavesdropping on their...

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Miss Kim Knows 8th August 2023

Eight women. Eight stories. One reality. A woman is born. A woman is filmed in public without consent. A woman suffers domestic violence. A woman is gaslit. A woman is discriminated against at work. A woman grows old. A...

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Burning Angel and Other Stories 6th August 2023

This first collection of stories by Lawrence Osborne perfectly showcases his talent for tension, atmosphere – and characters out of their depth A naïve young linguist sent to the forests of Irian Jaya is manipulated into betraying her mission...

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The Tiger Came to the Mountains 18th July 2023

Mexico, 1917. On a farm during the violent tumult of revolution, a more immediate threat prowls in a short, emotional story about survival by the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic. She is the adventurer of the...

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Dreamland: Banat, Crisana, Maramures, Transylvania, 100-WORD STORIES, Folklore and History 16th May 2023

Dreamland, the western territory of Romania, a paradise dreamed of by empires; a fairyland protected by its hearty folk; and centuries-long safe haven to hopeful emigrants. Dreamland, these are stories lived, legends of why, myths of who, folk believes...

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