MRU11: Cacophony of Francophone Voices

“Heading South” (2006) by Dany Laferrière (Haiti/Canada)
A young man tries to seduce an older woman.

“Epitaph for a Spinster” from the collection Rire Haitien/Haitian Laughter (2006) by Georges Anglade (Haiti/Canada)
An unmarried schoolteacher gets the final word.

“Crazy Zarife” by Vénus Khoury-Ghata (Lebanon/France)
A teenage village girl has a mysterious pregnancy.

“Wet Pagnes” (1997) by Marie-Léontine Tsibinda (Congo)
Caught in war, a woman remembers her lover.

“Framed” (2006) novel excerpt by Tonino Benacquista (France)
A gallery worker encounters artwork and trouble.


About microreadersunited

Reading around the world one short story at a time
This entry was posted in mru and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s