on July 22, 2012 :
I am so completely enamored by this short story. The language is beautiful, descriptive, the characters (both of them) so cold and realistic.
This felt like a condensed novel all in a short story. An entire life, plot, landscape, political system, everything explained with the barest shadows of detail.
This is the kind of writing I aspire to. Loved this story and plan to recommend it to others.
(review of free book)