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A Handful of Stories

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The stories in this collection are simple narratives, which gives snapshots of a country that is changing rapidly and often struggling to accommodate the aspirations of a burgeoning population. The Guest Who Stayed is about an author who is desperately seeking solitude for his first attempt at writing. The Insult is about a facile exchange of signals between a man and a woman. Teenage Love is a poignant tale of immature emotions. Faith causes one to reflect on religion for a moment. The Girl in the Queue portrays love at first sight with a cautionary tone. Hospitality is a subtle laugh about one small act of kindness. Coming Up is a remarkable story of resilience. Cop Fear is the story of a man who is morbidly afraid of the police. Moved by Music is an inspirational tale of music bringing people together. Charity shows the extent someone would go to help others and its unexpected effects.

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