Holidays by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Price: $0.99 USD. 3440 words.
Published by Fario on November 10, 2012. Fiction.
Young José Martins, let out of class early one day, heads home with his uncle and his older sister. On the way, he and his sister try to guess the reason--a party? a birthday? an election victory?--for their unexpected dismissal from class.