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A Long Way from Home. Fiction by Reddaway

Lily hugged her bundle close to her chest.  The lane was crowded, and she was being jostled and pushed.  If she wasn’t careful it would be damaged.  Elbows sharp, she shoved her way towards a doorway.   The brick walls that lined the lane were four storeys high, casting the street into deep shadow. Lily leant against the wall and took a breath.  That smell!  Of sewers and rotting vegetables, overlaid with the tang of soy sauce and something sweet she couldn’t ident...

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