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The Old Man

Fiction James Lasdun

The two women appeared in Conrad’s office late one afternoon in March.

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No. 05

No. 05


James Lasdun has written novels, poetry collections, and short-story collections. His story “The Siege” was made into the film Besieged by Bernardo Bertolucci, and his story “An Anxious Man” won the inaugural UK National Short Story Competition in 2006.​


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