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  • 19. Silot, a Valet

    By Félix Fénéon

    A short week, just long enough for another micromasterpiece from Félix Fénéon, courtesy of Luc Sante.

    Silot, a valet, installed an amusing woman in his absent master’s house in Neuilly, then disappeared, taking everything but her.

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    From Novels in Three Lines by Félix Fénéon, translated by Luc Sante. Translation © 2007 by Luc Sante. Used by permission of New York Review Books.



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