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    • Hot water

    • City and urban life; Interpersonal relations
    • A variety of scenes from city life: a vagrant arrested for loitering sentenced in court the next day; three mischievous boys playing on the beach; a man courting a somewhat reluctant nursemaid; an attempted blackmail that goes awry; a pregnant...
    • Arabian night in Soho

    • Soho (London, England) ; Nightlife
    • With a group of friends, the writer listens to one of them describe his exploits in Soho where he has been researching its picturesque nightlife. But the author has his own dreamlike memories of Soho which he is unwilling to share with others.
    • Drums in the night

    • Witchcraft ; Obeah
    • The sounds of the drums in the distance tortured her robbing her of her security and of her beloved Tom. Together they had openly mocked the power of the obeah men when they first came to the village, but all that changed when crops began to fail,...
    • Brother

    • Interpersonal relationship ; Labour unions
    • The picket from the strike lines and the strike-breaker encounter each other on a dark night and the moment is ripe for a show down, especially since the said strike-breaker had actually taken the very same picket’s job. However, brotherly love and...
    • Brother

    • Interpersonal relations ; Trade Unions
    • The picket from the strike lines and the strike-breaker encounter each other on a dark night and the moment is ripe for a show down, especially since the said strike-breaker had actually taken the very same picket’s job. However, brotherly love and...
    • Listen the wind

    • Love stories
    • The constant banging of the broken jalousie window keeps her awake all night and forces her to listen to the ominous whisperings of the wind that speaks about her relationship with Joel. The message of the wind, just like the unkind gossip of the...
    • Consider the limpet

    • Interpersonal relations ; Boarding houses - Fiction
    • The author presents an unfiltered observation of the minutiae of daily life around him. This includes his landlady complaining about the meter, the dog waiting to be walked, Anita talking to the parrot, Mr. Zacca coming down late to breakfast and...
    • Consider the limpet

    • Interpersonal relations ; Boarding houses - Fiction
    • The author presents an unfiltered observation of the minutiae of daily life around him. This includes his landlady complaining about the meter, the dog waiting to be walked, Anita talking to the parrot, Mr. Zacca coming down late to breakfast and...
    • World's End

    • Death; Loss; Fathers and sons
    • The old man’s world seems to have come to an end with the death of his donkey, his only means of making a living. As he and his son inform the regular customers on his donkey cart route, a few show sympathy but most appear indifferent. Only when he...
    • PARIS-Le Moulin Rouge_1148

    • Moulin-Rouge (Night club : Paris, France) ; Windmills in art ; Motor vehicles in art ; Human figure in art.
    • Picture of the Moulin Rouge in France with windmill on top of building. Also included are parked motor vehicles and people outside of building.
    • Remote control

    • Man-woman relationships
    • Peter, the poet, is torn between two women - Sylvia, his wife representing the subjective part of mind, and Claire, his mistress and the objective part. As he sets off in the night to visit Claire, the journey affords him time to contemplate and...
    • Night shudders over all

    • Man-woman relationship; Marriage; Infidelity
    • Night time seems to bring to fore all sorts of events and behavior as people reach out for life or try to make sense of it. The author presents some examples, including: the wife who suspects her artist husband of philandering with his latest...
    • The Inheritance

    • Death; Brothers
    • The elder brother knew he was dying but he had one score to settle first before departing this world. He and his brother had jointly inherited their father’s property but somehow this sharing between them had extended to his mistress who had also...
    • A Man can laugh

    • Boxing ; Love stories
    • Having just won the boxing match, Nick did not like listening to Spink, his manager, telling him that he would only be good for a few more fights because his legs were giving out. Nick’s uncertainty about the nature of the relationship between his...

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