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"A tale assortment that proves much less is more.

The tales during this assortment run the gamut from playful to tragic, conservative to experimental, yet all of them have something in universal: they're not more than 25 phrases lengthy. Robert Swartwood used to be encouraged via Ernest Hemingway's potentially apocryphal six-word story—""For Sale: child footwear, by no means worn""—to foster the writing of those enormously short-short tales. He termed them ""hint fiction"" as the few selected phrases recommend a bigger, extra complicated chain of occasions. Spare and evocative, those tales end up brilliantly honed narrative could be as startling and strong as a narrative of conventional size. The a hundred twenty five gemlike tales during this assortment come from such best-selling and award-winning authors as Joyce Carol Oates, Ha Jin, Peter Straub, and James Frey, in addition to rising writers.

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I don’t feel like—” Suddenly then his eyes widened, as his touch encountered warm metal. He whirled. ” he yelled. “The last link. ” In a flash, he had torn the little rectangular brass plate from the dog collar. Erickson took it from his grasp. Sweat stood shiny on his skin. He held the bit of metal over the gap between wire and pole. ” he smiled brittlely. “We’re on our way, Dave. Where, I don’t know. To death, or back to life. ” The metal clinked into place. Live, writhing power leaped through the wire, snarling across partial breaks.

This tête-à-tête she immediately reported to dear Mama, who, I am told, collapsd in a fit of anger right then & there on the sofa, & had to be revivd by threatening to call a physician. Then, Mrs Ap­pleby demanded of her daughter the entire truth, & Miss Euphemia admitted of the acquain­tance without any further de­lay, & also stated, to wit, that she would not marry the Revd Bolitho even should her very life depend on it, whereupon her Mama swoond a second time, to the great consternacion of all.

Everyone here talks of nothing else, & Mrs A. is still prostrated with the lamentacions. A. , following the little bombshell that I dropped into my last report. Ev­ eryone was present: myself, Lawson, Shorter, Long, Elliott, Kintore, Rangel, Ew­bank, and the techies, Newton and Kalvan. Shorter began the meeting with his usual practice of denigrat­ing the two primary investigators, myself and Jake. “I certainly understand your impatience with the slow pace of events that one often experiences in the field,” he said, “but I must emphasize to all of you again that you should not begin drawing SAVING JANE AUSTEN, by Robert Reginald | 63 con­clusions based upon so little evidence.

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