MRU2: Family Life

“The Case of Lady Sannox” (1893) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (UK)
Dr. Stone, a prominent London surgeon, flaunts his relationship with his mistress.

“Death of a Son” (1987) by Njabulo_Ndebele (South Africa)
A husband and wife grievie the death of their son, killed by the police.

“The Collectors” (1987) by Rohinton Mistry (Canada/India)
A teenage boy and a middle-aged man develop a friendship through collecting stamps.

“The Slows” (2009) by Gail Hareven (Israel)
A savage woman, living in a reserve, breaks into the office of a researcher to speak about the future of her people.

“No Babies” (2008) by Russell Shorto (US)
Article on lowest-low fertility and European demographics.


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