Winter in the Air


Decades after her divorce, a lady returns to the village of her tumultuous marriage. A railway carriage hosts a charged schoolboy encounter. A murder raises fears of blackmail. A woman waits anxiously in a café before eloping to Paris. Another steals a friend’s kitchen knife. In these bittersweet tales, the author of ‘Lolly Willowes’ reveals her mastery of the short story.

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