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Something Childish But Very Natural (1924) [Short Story]
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On his way to work at an architect's office, a nineteen year-old boy meets a sixteen year-old girl on the train. That first encounter becomes routine and they greet each other like old friends, until they decide to meet elsewhere.

Written in 1914 and first published in Collier's, 5 January 1924; and in Adelphi, February 1924.

Original title: Something Childish But Very Natural
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Oxford Book of English Love Stories, the (1997) [Anthology]
      Authors: Aldous Huxley , Rudyard Kipling , Graham Greene , D. H. Lawrence , Sylvia Plath , Mary Shelley , H. G. Wells , Virginia Woolf , John Galsworthy , Thomas Hardy , W. Somerset Maugham , Paul Theroux , William Makepeace Thackeray , Anthony Trollope , Katherine Mansfield , Phyllis Bentley , Elizabeth Bowen , V. S. Pritchett , Elizabeth Gaskell , A. E. Coppard , Anne Isabella Ritchie , Arnold Bennett , Joyce Cary , Aphra Behn , William Hazlitt , C.C.K. Gonner , Sara Maitland , Adam Mars-Jones

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