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The Library of Babel

A Spin-off of http://bookwormshead.blogspot.co.uk

Merab's Beauty and Other Stories

Merab's beauty and other stories - Torgny Lindgren, Mary Sandbach A Spoon River Anthology in Sweden. Not poetry, but tales.
A beautiful ode to the spoken word.

Every single story here is the ring of a wool chain made, told by the narrator, a tailor who has lost love finding a kind of personal faith.

And he can't stop moving his feet, his hands and his mouth between human afflictions, fears, idiosyncrasies and superstitions in a timeless scenario made by common people.