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By Muriel Spark

Spanning her complete profession up to now, All the tales of Muriel Spark includes 4 brand-new stories. Now in hand is each one in all her 41 great tales. “To learn Spark,” because the Georgia Review positioned it, “is to come across pride after delight.”

Ranging from South Africa to the West finish, her staggering tales function striking judges, fortune-tellers, shy ladies, psychiatrists, costume designers, pensive ghosts, never-departing visitors, and imaginary chauffers.

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Sen was judging the events. He stood up and 40 said, "Well, I have rarely enjoyed an evening so much. 1 congratulate all of you on your performances. " Everyone looked at Lovy. Only Rashmi, who had recognised the poem, looked at Suman. Shock was writ large on her face. Lovy was patently uncomfortable, but managed to say, "I did not seek the permission of the person who wrote the verse. " Mr. Sen was quite surprised. But he was not to be fobbed off so easily. "It was the best item. So I would request the author to come forward.

I cried, wondering whether I had heard heir right. "But.. " "Never mind what I said " interrupted Grandmother tersely. " As Grandmother stooped to lift the matted hair off t h e small, dirty face, Kaushalya opened her eyes. 62 A DAY TO REMEMBER , chug, chug, chug went our tourer, merrily down the road from Agra to Jhansi. Chug, chug, chug, chug! The hood was down to keep out the chill December wind. The blinds were drawn. Within—sat our family: father, mother and we three sisters. At the wheel was Diler Singh, our old and trusted driver.

Everyone joined in. Lovy's clear, thin voice was the most prominent. "She shrieks," commented Suman. After the group had sung all the popular hits, there 35 was a lull. " asked Lovy. "Oh, you wouldn't know. It's a song Suman made up," Rashmi replied. " Lovy's tone was sarcastic. By now Suman had turned beet-red. Gita saved the situation by starting another song. Rashmi turned to Suman, "I'm really sorry I don't know why I opened my mouth. " "Oh, nonsense," said Suman. She had every reason, though, to feel gratified.

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