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Mysteries of Yesteryear

Apocrypha Joan Perucho
Translated from the Catalan by Mara Faye Lethem

It actually wasn’t that hard to invoke spirits around a table. They were everywhere.

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No. 30

No. 30


Joan Perucho (1920-2003) was born in Barcelona. His best-known work, Natural History (Les històries naturals), was included in Harold Bloom’s Western Canon. The stories in this issue are from his Històries apòcrifes (Apocryphal Stories).


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