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Saturday, July 17, 2004

New short stories online

Guardian Unlimited Books / Special Reports / Original fiction



"Stuck for summer reading? This week's Weekend is devoted entirely to brand new fiction from leading authors. So pour yourself a long drink, settle down in your deckchair, and enjoy ..."



Extremely loud and incredibly close

Two German immigrants in New York mould a future from holes in the past in this story by Jonathan Safran Foer.



If I'm spared

Can the death knell turn an adrenaline junkie's life around in Helen Simpson's story of addiction and redemption?



Notebook no. 9

William Boyd gives us a glimpse into the musings of an ageing film director.



The white room

A celebration of moments under the microscope in Jeanette Winterson's tale of desire.



The dogs

A nightmare scenario unfolds in this short story by Hanif Kureishi. 



The white room

A celebration of moments under the microscope in Jeanette Winterson's tale of desire. 



Trcks

One woman finds herself in a real life Shakespearean mix-up in Alice Munro's tale of thwarted love.



We ate the children last

A medical breakthrough leads to a social experiment that goes horribly wrong in this tale by Yann Martel.

 

Click on the link above for the page listing these and many other online short stories.



Ossian

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