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The Woman Who Lived In A Restaurant – Leone Ross

Written by Thomas Morris for Thomas Morris newsletter on Monday, January 28, 2019

This week's story – The Woman Who Lived In A Restaurant – is a real gem. 

It's a perfectly-formed tale about... well, no, I won't spoil the surprise. One of this story's many pleasures is the way it seem to change before your eyes: just as you think it's about one thing, it morphs, dons a different outfit, and you're left going, Ahhh...

But suffice to say: it's lyrical and explicit; allegorical and strangely particular; and it's a story full of beautifully poised sentences which build to a wonderful crescendo.

I sent it to a friend earlier in the week, and she replied within 15 minutes, going, 'Argh, it's so good!' 

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