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A touching tale of an unlikely group of characters brought together by the rain and a spider.

John the gardener is disillusioned with his life, past and present. Alan is John's assistant, helplessly in love with Sylvie, the stable girl. These three characters are united by their friendship and by George, the barn spider.

Part of the Storycuts series, this short story was previously published in the collection Notwithstanding.

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    9781448128884

    November 17, 2011

    Vintage Digital

    32 pages

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