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'Unpack-repack. That recurring dream that you only have in your Home Bed...'
"Jazz was being played over the stereo like theme music, as if they were acting in a television drama where each character had some essential trait, some crucial role."
"From a space we might call "above", an Entity watches - gargantuan, unfathomable, other."
"One summer, a summer which now seems to have passed by long ago, I slept and dreamt for the first time on the mainland."
"‘Look, you have drunk £3.15. You fool, that’s £3.15 you’ve eaten.’ Clink, the cup on the saucer, the coins sliding down my throat."
"The essay I would go on to write, and, reader, the article I had drafted and readied for this very publication, would, I see now, have Mansfield, alongside pretty much every other writer of fiction, willing to cross both space and time in order to beat me around the head with a copy of Crime and Punishment."
Edgar Allan Poe wrote his short story, the Masque of the Red Death, after his wife had been diagnosed with the then-incurable disease, tuberculosis....
A short story of everyday escapism, by Izzy Smith
Ebere Nweze is impressed by this unnerving and sharp new adaptation of Wilde’s short story
Alexandra Illingworth explores the poignancy of growing up with a fraught sibling relationship
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