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The Storyteller

by Adrienne Ferguson
Originally published by on 07/01/2018

“Can I help you?'

“Certainly! Mr Drabble to see Mr Booksmith, please.'

“Drabble? That’s a very unusual name.'

“Yes, it goes back quite a few generations. I come from a long line of storytellers. My ancestors used to be the village storytellers and they would tell a story of exactly one hundred words. That way, people wouldn’t get bored of listening to them. Some of the stories were true and some of the stories were made up. The village people never knew which was which.'

“So you could be telling me a story now, I suppose.'

“Indeed I could be!'

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