Short Notes: A Rooted Sorrow by P.M. Hubbard (1973)

After being away for five years, author Mike Hurst returns to his cottage in the village where all that had occurred. But what had occurred? That which made him flee the village in the first place. Yes, but what was it? Ah! But that's the story. Tormented by something that he chooses not to share … Continue reading Short Notes: A Rooted Sorrow by P.M. Hubbard (1973)

Three German Novellas: Lenz, A Runaway Horse, The Sunday I became World Champion

One of the best parts of reading literature of a particular country dealing with a particular moment of its history is that one gets to know about that time not as a dry report but as a vibrant, lived reality. Recently I read three German novellas, two of which dealt with a specific situation in … Continue reading Three German Novellas: Lenz, A Runaway Horse, The Sunday I became World Champion