Human Parts
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Human Parts

Fiction

The Nuisance

‘I tried to act as if the ghost had no possible effect on me. This seemed like the easiest device. It was actually quite hard.’

Illustration: Zoe Van Dijk

FFor a long time, it was almost a play we would enact every time someone new visited us. But only if they saw him. This time, a friend was visiting from London and seeing our apartment in New…

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Alexander Chee

Alexander Chee

Author of the novels THE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT and EDINBURGH, and the essay collection HOW TO WRITE AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOVEL.