Wednesday, February 22, 2017

"I Mean What Would Be the Good of My Making Passionate Love to You?"

"The Modern Thriller."
By Anonymous.
First appearance: Pan, February 7, 1920.
Short short short story (1 page).
Online at Hathi Trust (HERE).
"This is nonsense," she said. "You're simply being tyrannised by the story."
Some things never change . . .
"But supposing he takes it into his head to poison us or murder us or make one of us commit suicide?"

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