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In the opening to Larry McMurtry’s memoir about his passion for collecting books he describes the ranch house yard of his childhood; “The fifty yards or so between the house and the barn boiled with poultry. My first enemies were … Continue reading
She has white blonde hair. Once she owned a red felt hat, but it has long gone. An arm is missing and a peg, for a wind-up key that no longer exists, pokes painfully from her moulded plastic spine. She … Continue reading