Man from the South

Written by sjmc19

A suspenseful tale of three foreigners converging in a resort, where one of them offers a simple bet with ridiculously high stakes.

Reads like Chekhov’s “The Bet”: your mind is working hard to be one step ahead of story…to figure out how it’ll end.

“Now we have some fun. We make a bet. Den we go up to my room here in de hotel where iss no wind and I bet you you cannot light dis famous lighter of yours ten times running without missing once.”

A great story for junior high school grades: some colloquial language, some stereotypes, and a whole lot of intrigue.

“Man from the South” by Roald Dahl

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