Monday, 6 April 2015

Deal Me in Challenge: Let Me Promise You by Morley Callaghan


 Card Drawn: 7 of Hearts.

Since I don't really have much to say about this short-story other than it was medicore and completely forgettable, I made a meme instead that sums it up. Here's some interesting facts: not only was Morley Callaghan from my Canadian hometown but he was also good friends with Ernest Hemingway back in the day. Pretty cool.

 


4 comments:

  1. Ugh! I'm sorry that it was so awful. Perhaps read some more Updike to make up for it! ;-)

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    1. Well, it wasn't that bad; hence the two star rating. Sadly, the Canadian short-stories that I have read so far have only ranged from bad to decent. I'm still on the search for something great.

      Oh yes, reading Updike is a welcome reprieve from the tantamount of disappointing Canadian stories :P

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  2. Well, that is a disturbing image and caption! You have persuaded me that I will not be reading that story! If you need to purge your mind, consider this: today is William Wordsworth's birthday; you could follow up reading of "I wandered lonely as a cloud" with some more of his short lyrics -- almost always a tonic for whatever ails a person.

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    1. Excellent, that was my intention with that meme.

      Yes, thank you RT for reminding me about his birthday. I completely forgot and read my favorite poem by him: Tintern Abbey. Still working on the write up. Indeed, Wordsworth is one of my comfort reads.

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