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The music box

The attic in Grandma’s house was definitely her favourite room. Every time she ventured, there was something new to discover. Walking across the faded-russet floor; she drew back the curtain letting light filter in through the dusty window, and began her rummaging. 347 more words


Short Story Collections

National Book Award Winning short story compilation about soldiers’ lives on the battlefield and returning home. With searing description, unheard voices, and varied story structure, each short story is a journey into a different experience, as different as the soldiers who served. 276 more words

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The Fearsome Goddess

“Grandmother, who is the Fearsome Goddess and when is she coming?” the boy asked.

He and his sister were curled up against their grandmother in front of a roaring fire, heads pillowed on her ample bosom. 706 more words

At Home

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As time passed we that were left became less than pleasant. Not just bad company for the lack of edifying conversation, but the smell and look of us.

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