Short stories 91-95

“The sweet shot”, by E.C. Bentley. From Trent Intervenes. A contrived little mystery that raises questions about justice.

“The white cat”. Fairy tale from Best-loved Folktales of the World. A marvellous and colourful fairytale.

from “The Gloria Stories”, by Rocky Gámez. From Wayward Girls and Wicked Women. A colourful and funny story about a lesbian relationship that takes an unexpected turn.

“Big Knighty Out”, by John Gordon Sinclair. From Big Night Out. An entertaining and brutal story about learning to stand up for oneself.

“The Case of the Discontented Soldier”, by Agatha Christie. From Parker Pyne Investigates. Another silly little adventure story by Christie.

I'm not reading as much as I would like these days, because I have been working overtime for most of this week. I love getting a bit more money into my savings account, especially as the freelance translation work has all but dried up, but the last thing I want to do when I get home after staring at words on a computer screen all day is to stare at some more words on a page.


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