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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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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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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. Story: http://www.world-english.org/woolf_haunted_house.htm “Alma”(2007) by Junot Diaz (Dominican Republic/US) Portrait of a short-lived New York relationship. Story: … 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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