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MRU22: Endless Worlds

We were off the mark with the theme for a few of the stories, but a good discussion emerged from the confusion of places. The last MRU for 2012 ¬†and we imagine endless worlds with our first science fiction theme. … Continue reading

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MRU5: Different Worlds

“I’ll never get out of this world alive”(2003) by Thomas Cobb (US) A bored teacher in southern US looks for a way to escape his life. Story: http://www.fiftytwostories.com/?p=1157 “Innocence” (2006) by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (India) A prospective writer takes lodge … Continue reading

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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 … 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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