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In a German Pension

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The first collected volume of short stories of the New Zealand modernist. Inspired by her own travels, Mansfield begins to refine her craft with a series of tales which depict German life at the brink of the first world war. (Introduction by S. Kovalchik)

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IN A GERMAN PENSION

By Katherine Mansfield

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1. Germans at Meat. 2. The Baron. 3. The Sister of the Baroness. 4. Frau Fischer. 5. Frau Brechenmacher attends a Wedding. 6. The Modern Soul. 7. At Lehmann's. 8. The Luft Bad. 9. A Birthday. 10. The Child Who Was Tired. 11. The Advanced Lady. 12. The Swing of the Pendulum. 13. A Blaze.

1. GERMANS AT MEAT.

Bread soup was placed upon the table. "Ah," said the Herr Rat, leaning upon the table as he peered into the tureen, "that is what I need. My 'magen' has not been in order for several days. Bread soup, and just the right consistency. I am a good cook myself" he turned to me.

"How interesting," I said, attempting to infuse just the right amount of enthusiasm into my voice.

"Oh yes when one is not married it is necessary. As for me, I have had all I wanted from women without marriage." He tucked his napkin into his collar and blew upon his soup as he spoke. "Now at nine o'clock I make myself an English breakfast, but not much... Continue reading book >>


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