Claire-Louise Bennett

Claire-Louise Bennett’s Checkout 19 came out in 2021.

Story: ‘‘Stay’’

Claire-Louise Bennett, 5 October 2023

‘It’s as if several layers of skin have been removed,’ I said. ‘That sounds like shingles,’ he said. ‘That’s not how I meant it,’ I said, ‘I was speaking metaphorically.’ ‘I don’t understand,’ he said, ‘can’t you put it another way?’ ‘Another way?’ I said. ‘Yes,’ he said,...

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