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The Lake Retba Murder (Le Meurtre au Lac Rose)

Roberto comes across a body in the lake and feels compelled to investigate – but all his lover Mireille seems to want is sex. Written by Efemia Chela..…

  • Thu Oct 13 05:00:36 2016
  • Rank: 100
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Fat

A young South Korean‘s attempts to avoid conscription by becoming obese cause uproar in his family. Written by Krys Lee..…

  • Mon Oct 10 11:45:33 2016
  • Rank: 100
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In The Garden

A eunuch scribe at the ancient Egyptian court in Alexandria witnesses a pivotal moment in the life of his young princess, Cleopatra. Written by FT Kola.…

  • Fri Oct 7 07:36:39 2016
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Ghosts

The suicide of a Cuban immigrant to Florida calls up all kinds of phantoms for Anna, herself a migrant from the Czech Republic. By Ana Menéndez.…

  • Wed Oct 5 12:54:10 2016
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Breaching the borders

Chris Brazier discusses the emergence of 'world writing' with Elleke Boehmer of Oxford University. .…

  • Tue Oct 11 13:13:12 2016
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Saramago

I used to think that the political novel died in 1948, with thepublication of George Orwell’s ‘1984’. His precise destination may nothave been reached by 1984, but the direction of travel was similar.Then, at the end of history, politics became a profession - and storiesare, after all, about people, not quantity surveying.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Blog reviews of the Caine Prize Shortlist

Read the stories for yourself and then find out what others think by following the Caine Prize blogathon..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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'Cooked Up' at the London Short Story Festival

Summary of the 'Cooked Up' event at the London Short Story Festival. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Caine Prize for African Writing 2016

Now entering its seventeenth year, the Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize, and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere..…

  • Tue Aug 16 09:45:07 2016
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Water: New Short Story Fiction from Africa

Short Story Day Africa presents its annual anthology. The stories explore true and alternative African culture through a competition on the theme of Water.…

  • Tue Aug 23 09:41:55 2016
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