[PW] Looking for a short story

brian whatcott betwys1 at sbcglobal.net
Wed Feb 22 18:55:41 PST 2017


On 2/22/2017 5:29 PM, Nancy Reynolds 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?
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For what it's worth: Leprosy is only slightly contagious, through 
respiratory droplets - and is easily cured.

Brian w




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