Standing in the Cold single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Standing in the Cold
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'One Thursday, when Mr Razi had emerged from the subway to walk to his home he saw that the snow had descended from the mountains and covered the streets. He tucked his head into his wool overcoat and his thick silver white hair ruffled out above his collar like a Shahin's open wings. He walked, away from the main road and the sound of train followed on the breath of the snow. He played with the corner of the metro ticket and then submerged his hands deep into his pockets and caressed his keys. On the way home he stopped at the corner shop to buy eggs and then he went to the local chemist to buy his new sleeping pills...' (Introduction)

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  • Appears in:
    y Southerly The Naked Writer 2 vol. 75 no. 2 David Brooks (editor), Elizabeth McMahon (editor), 2016 9283531 2016 periodical issue 2016 pg. 228-238
  • Appears in:
    y The Best Australian Stories 2016 Charlotte Wood (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2016 9666034 2016 anthology short story

    'The Best Australian Stories anthology brings together Australia’s most striking literary talents and provides a platform for those unpublished gems. This year Stella Prize–winning author Charlotte Wood takes the helm, putting together yet another enchanting collection. ...' (Source: Publisher's website)

    Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2016
    pg. 45-55
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