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Short Story Sunday: Unaccustomed Earth

For this week's Short Story Sunday, I'll be taking a look at "Unaccustomed Earth" by Jhumpa Lahiri, from her short story collection of the same name. In "Unaccustomed Earth" we meet Ruma, a young mother living in Seattle with her three-year-old son Akash and husband, Adam, who travels frequently for work. We learn that Ruma's… Continue reading Short Story Sunday: Unaccustomed Earth

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Short Story Sunday: The Cape Cod Masquerade

The Cape Cod Masquerade by Mary Higgins Clark This was one of my favorites from Clark's┬áDeath Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories┬áthat I read a few weeks ago. Alvirah and Willy Meehan are visiting Cape Cod in search of some peace and quiet. Their neighbor, a young woman staying alone, seems a little odd… Continue reading Short Story Sunday: The Cape Cod Masquerade