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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.

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    November 17, 2011

    Vintage Digital

    21 pages

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