October 2021 favorites

October 2021

The October stories ordered solely on my personal tastes.

  1. ‘Suspicion’ by Dorothy Sayers
  2. ‘Bad Dreams’ by Tessa Hadley
  3. ‘Mrs. Charbury At Eltham’ by Max Porter
  4. ‘The Man Who Knew How’ by Dorothy Sayers
  5. ‘The Flight Of Geese’ by Leslie Norris
  6. ‘The Open Window’ by Saki
  7. ‘The Lighthouse’ by Agnes Owens
  8. ‘Pornography’ by Ian McEwan
  9. ‘De Mortuis’ by John Collier
  10. ‘The Fountain Plays’ by Dorothy Sayers
  11. ‘An Arrow O’er The House’ by Dorothy Sayers
  12. ‘Then Later, His Ghost’ by Sarah Hall
  13. ‘When The Door Closed, It Was Dark’ by Alison Moore
  14. ‘Le Miroir’ by Robert Aickman
  15. ‘Dilemma’ by Dorothy Sayers
  16. ‘August Heat’ by W.F. Harvey
  17. ‘The Demon Lover’ by Elizabeth Bowen
  18. ‘The Apparition Of Mrs. Veal’ by Daniel Defoe
  19. ‘The Mystery Of Hunter’s Lodge’ by Agatha Christie
  20. ‘A Haunted House’ by Virginia Woolf
  21. ‘The Crystal Egg’ by H.G. Wells
  22. ‘The Lamp’ by Agatha Christie
  23. ‘Click-Clack The Rattlebag’ by Neil Gaiman

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March 2021 favorites

March 2021

The March stories ordered solely on my personal tastes.

  1. ‘Lorry Raja’ by Madhuri Vijay
  2. ‘The Child’s Return’ by Rabindraneth Tagore
  3. ‘The Log’ by Guy de Maupassant
  4. ‘Alyosha The Pot’ by Leo Tolstoy
  5. ‘A Horse And Two Goats’ by R.K. Narayan
  6. ‘The Fashion Plate’ by Rhys Davies
  7. ‘Oysters’ by Anton Chekhov
  8. ‘The Tryst’ by Ivan Turgenev
  9. ‘A Russian Beauty’ by Vladimir Nabokov
  10. ‘Extraordinary Little Cough’ by Dylan Thomas
  11. ‘Roman Spring’ by Leslie Norris
  12. ‘The Golden Pony’ by Glyn Jones
  13. ‘His Excellency’ by Indro Montanelli
  14. ‘Madame de Luzy’ by Anatole France
  15. ‘A Small Sacrifice For An Enormous Happiness’ by Jai Chakrabarti
  16. ‘The State Of Nature’ by Camille Bordas
  17. ‘The Gentle Libertine’ by Colette
  18. ‘Love Far From Home’ by Italo Calvino
  19. ‘Jewellery’ by Alberto Moravia

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