Tag Archives: France

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” … Continue reading

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MRU4: Dreams and Ghosts

“Meeting with Enrique Lihn” (2008) by Roberto Bolano (Chile) A fictional counterpart of the author is telling a dream about the dead Chilean poet Enrique Lihn. “Looking for the Elephant” (2002) by Jo Kyung Ran (South Korea) A young woman … 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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