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The Sadness of Beautiful Things

Stories

by Simon Van Booy

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Over the past decade, Simon Van Booy has been listening to people's stories. With these personal accounts as a starting point, he has crafted a powerful collection of short fiction that takes readers into the innermost lives of everyday people.