The landlord was resigned and philosophical, but corrected him: ‘They were not sausages. They were salamis.’
—- Lydia Davis, A Story of Stolen Salamis
Lydia Davis is a well-known and acknowledged master of writing short short fiction. She was writing these before Flash Fiction even existed.
Today we have five of her works, all crackerjack – the first one is a tale of stolen salamis. Read them all and learn.
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From Five Dials