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December 8th, 2010
Episode 9 of 51 episodes
Julian Barnes chooses a quiet, sly, funny story from an author deeply out of fashionFor more podcasts, including Anne Enright reading Raymond Carver and William Boyd reading JG Ballard, visit the Guardian short stories podcast page. To nominate your own favourite short story, join the discussion on our open thread
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