Mavis Gallant’s “The Legacy” (1954)

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Inheritance: a common literary theme. Here, Mrs. Boldescu has died, leaving behind four grown children and a family grocery shop on St. Eulalie Street in Montreal: “Rumania Fancy Groceries". Small shops in 1935, imagine "Rumania Family Groceries" on the signClick for source details Carol and Georgie are the older brothers, and

Mavis Gallant’s “The Legacy” (1954)2017-07-24T18:10:57-05:00

I Spy: Walt and Mr. Jones

2017-07-20T18:04:57-05:00

As much as these stories focus on solitary characters who observe, from the margins, they long for something else; Walt and Mr. Jones are ultimately preoccupied with relationships. Goose Lane Editions, 2014 Margaret Sweatman's Mr. Jones openly confronts duplicity. "His life had been contrary, a series of duplications: two homes; a father who’d

I Spy: Walt and Mr. Jones2017-07-20T18:04:57-05:00
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