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  • Published: 17 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781448128273
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 21

Evening Surgery (Storycuts)


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A receptionist at a doctor's surgery discovers an illicit affair.

Mavis is the receptionist at a doctor's surgery and an incorrigible busy-body. When she unwittingly discovers an illicit affair, an appointment is made with calamity. What follows is a bitter-sweet and beautifully observed account of thwarted love.

Part of the Storycuts series, this story was previously published in the collection The Atmospheric Railway.

  • Pub date: 17 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781448128273
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 21

About the Author

Shena Mackay

Shena Mackay is the author of novellas, collections of short stories and several novels. Heligoland was shortlisted for the Orange Prize.

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