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MRU14: Sleeping Beauty

“The Story of An Hour”(1894) by Kate Chopin (US) A woman reacts to the news of her husband’s death. “The Truth According to Parviz Mansoor Samadi” (2008) excerpt from Clash of Civilizations over an Elevator on Piazza Vittorio by Amara … Continue reading

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MRU3: Inside and Outside

“Hazaran” from the collection Mondo and Other Stories (1978) by Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio (France) A friendship develops between a man and a child living along a river pier. “Sealed off” (1938) by Eileen Chang (China) Two strangers on a tram … Continue reading

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MRU1: Reading with MRU

        “Forbidden Fruit” (1966) by Fazil Iskander (Russia/Abkhazia) A young Muslim boy and his sister visit neighbours and are offered tea and tender slices of pork. Extra: autobiographical story by same author Something About Me “Gold Boy, … Continue reading

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