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Festive Story: James Joyce’s ‘The Dead’

December 22nd 2014

In a special Christmas post, we bring you James Joyce’s festive short story ‘The Dead’: ‘Lily, the caretaker’s daughter, was literally run off her feet. Hardly had she brought one gentleman into the little pantry behind the office on the ground floor and helped him off with his overcoat than the wheezy hall door bell clanged again and she had to scamper along the bare hallway to let in another guest…’

Coming in to Land by Robert Shearman

October 23rd 2013

SHORT STORY: We are thrilled to bring you ‘Coming in to Land’, from award-winning author ROBERT SHEARMAN. ‘Ladies and gentlemen – We hope that you have taken pleasure in this Air Intercontinental Flight from Los Angeles to Paris, France…’

Read Something Every Day

September 11th 2013

JACK TILLEY discusses his experience of reading Carver: Collected Stories from The Library of America: ‘It went something like this: ‘Fat’, ‘Neighbors’, ‘The Idea’, ‘They’re Not Your Husband’. Then I couldn’t take any more. After four days I couldn’t read another story…’

Story: ‘Goodbye Crocodile’ by Conor Patrick

July 17th 2013

From the house I can see the path that leads to the valley…’ Read Conor Patrick’s story ‘Goodbye Crocodile’ on Thresholds now, ahead of the launch of his debut short story collection from The London Magazine.

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