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The Jilting of Granny Weatheral by Katherine Anne Porter

The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter - Katherine Anne Porter

bookshelves: spring-2014, e-book, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, those-autumn-years, roman-catholic, lifestyles-deathstyles

Read on May 15, 2014

 

"The Jilting of Granny Weatherall": read here

Opening: She flicked her wrist neatly out of Doctor Harry’s pudgy careful fingers and pulled the sheet up to her chin. The brat ought to be in knee breeches. Doctoring around the country with spectacles on his nose! “Get along now. Take your schoolbooks and go. There’s nothing wrong with me.”