Stories tagged asia

red dust

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“Each animal has its own strength.” She insisted. “And if the rooster were provoked. It would kill a snake.”

From Ho Chi Minh City with Love: The Revision

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I shall meet you on the terrace of that famed Bamboo Bar, the one you say will remind me of a posh African restaurant. I do not think this is a good thing. I should not have to remind you, I came here to forget Africa.

Rag Dolls

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"After all, natives were natives--interesting, no doubt, but finally only a 'subject' people, an inferior people with black faces." George Orwell - Burmese Days