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Nazar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The award-winning short story by Andrew Kooman, winner of the 2004 Hobson Prize for Fiction. A young Canadian college student tutors Nazar, a refugee from Afghanistan, in English. Unable to communicate with each other beyond basic words and signs, the young man tries to piece together the story of Nazar’s flight from the Taliban, through Pakistan into Canada.
Three Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three stories by award-winning Australian writer Laurie Steed in the one volume: Orbiting: Fire threatens and old loves rear their head as Sophie endures a summer of extremes. Wallpaper: Cracks start to show in the fabric of a family during their daughter's piano recital. The Lost Podcast: A father and son, one present, and one absent, share respective realities in a New Yorker Fiction Podcast
Please Stop Breathing
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
No, I don’t know when you’ll die, when you’ve died, or why I don’t know—I should—I owed that much to you, to know death better to give you comfort in it—to know brightly when you’re here, to dig my fingers like forever into your neck—to know easily when you’re gone, to dig my fingers into mine— To cover you and carry you away.