Friday, April 2, 2010

Janet Frame's "Gavin Highly" (short story, non-genre, free): Children's myth-building about a neighbor

Illustration by Gary Baseman accompanying the original publication in The New Yorker of short story Gavin Highly by Janet FrameNot exactly original - there are any number of stories about children's imagination creating fantastic stories about a recluse neighbor. But still a good read, & beautiful language. Set apparently somewhere in UK.

Fact sheet.

First published: The New Yorker, 5 April 2010.
Download full text from publisher's site.
Rating: A.