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The Persephone Book of Short Stories: Wednesday by Dorothy Whipple

Wednesday is the second short story by Dorothy Whipple in The Persephone Book of Short Stories. (I reviewed A Lovely Time earlier) As beautiful and realistic Dorothy Whipple’s short stories are, sometimes they can be a bit agonizing. But pain is part and parcel of life, so it is not necessarily a bad thing. The […]

The Persephone Book of Short Stories: A Lovely Time by Dorothy Whipple

Having read Dorothy Whipple’s High Wages a few years back, I am not a stranger to her writing. Persephone has republished eight of her books, and her biography at the back of the book says nine of her novels, including Someone at a Distance, were very successful during her time. A Lovely Time written in 1933 is a story […]