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The Hardest Word and other stories By Paul Samael

The Hardest Word and other stories
By Paul Samael

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Book Synopsis

6 stories - some long(ish), some short (30,000 words in total):

Gadara I: A man sits by a lake, mending nets. Why is he covered in scars?

The Hardest Word: A banker is kidnapped by anti-capitalist activists.

The King of Infinite Space: A short story about being alone with your thoughts. Or just about being alone.

Agricultural Production in the Sudan: Is there a link between farming and terror?

The Pick Up: A father turns to the media to defend himself against false accusations involving a child.

Gadara II: The man by the lake, again.

Excerpt from Agricultural Production in the Sudan:

My name is Jamal and I am a farmer.  If it pleases Allah, my sons will be farmers too.  It is hard work, I tell them, but our crops will feed many families.  We are making a better life for our country.  Th...
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