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Short story - Protagonist is a young boy whose parents traveled in Africa. He had leprosy (now cured) and is socially awkward

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Where did the name Nimitseahpah come from?

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Short children's story about an android who thinks they're human who creates an android

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Identify a story about the kid who waves at the train

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Meaning of "deep body" in this context?

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Who is the ghost in Gogol's "The Overcoat"?

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Is there any deeper significance to the Borges story "The End"?

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Was Akutagawa's Shōgun ("The General") ever censored in Japan? If so, how?

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identify a Douglas Adams-ish short story about a failed attempt to communicate with aliens that ends with an anticlimactic sentence

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What does "vamos the ranch" mean in this Mark Twain short story?

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Does this "Ballygullion" anecdote, published as true in a law journal, originally come from a work of fiction?

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Meaning of "ushel" in Willa Cather's short story "The Sculptor's Funeral"

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