Hi Everyone - this week we are thinking about Valentines in our house - and on the Short Stories site - particularly in relation to Teens, First Love and oh dear! - reality and shattered dreams.... hence this week's short story review...
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The Brat by Anne Enright - Anti Valentine Short Story Review
This story tears at the heart-strings, but for all the wrong reasons in terms of Valentines Day. If you're a parent of teen daughters or remember the romantic angst and troubles of your own teen days, this one's for you! Anne Enright's "The Brat" is a sad tale indeed.
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