[PW] Looking for a short story

Todd Mason foxbrick at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 22 15:54:59 PST 2017


Your guess it was Dahl sounded right to me, but I couldn't remember which, either, but John Grant and James Reasoner both did...as John noted:It's Dahl's novelette/novella "The Visitor" in Switch Bitch. There's a brief description of the story here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Visitor_(short_story)

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    On Wednesday, February 22, 2017 6:29 PM, Nancy Reynolds <nreynolds at coronado.ca.us> wrote:
 

 I once read a short story about a man at a dinner who was (to the best of my memory) flirting with a woman (who was married and I think her husband was at the table) and her daughter.  He ended up going to bed with one of them and then learning that she had leprosy.  It was very Roald Dahl-esque if not Roald himself (although I haven't been able to find it in any anthologies so far).  Any ideas?

Nancy Reynolds
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