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Short story: Foxes by Kirsty Gunn

A new short story by this award-winning author

By Kirsty Gunn   February 2015

Juliana Wang

I was coming down the hill and I saw them, how close they were around me. At first, not seeing them, for there were only trees and leaves and paths of shadow, but then making out from amongst the darkening branches small delicate shapes that were moving in between the thickets of elm and oak and ash, taking form and particularity that was animal.  I look back now, on that moment, of something becoming apparent to me in the gathering darkness and it doesn’t seem to…

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