What begins as a romantic outing for a couple turns into an afternoon fraught with tension as a piece of artwork exposes fundamental differences in their outlooks on life. The BBC National Short Story Award 2010 administered in partnership with Booktrust.
This short piece strives to have more power than it actually has... The classic portrayal of the underlying violence of many seemingly innocent relationships is much better rendered in the play The Gin Game, which is much more worth the reading.
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