MRU6: A Hard Boiled Summer

“A Haunted House” from the collection A Haunted House and Other Short Stories (1944) by Virginia Woolf (UK)
A dreamer encounters a ghostly couple.

“Alma”(2007) by Junot Diaz (Dominican Republic/US)
Portrait of a short-lived New York relationship.

“What You Pawn I Will Redeem”(2003) by Sherman Alexie (US)
Twenty-four hours in the life of a homeless “Interior Salish” man in Seattle, Washington.

“A Hard-boiled Story” (1998) by Jakob Arjouni (Germany)
In Berlin, after the fall of the wall, a gangster feels challenged in his job and marriage and decides to take action.


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