"WHEN WE WERE NEARLY YOUNG": Mavis Gallant's short story about Madrid

Canadian novelist Mavis Gallant has lived in Europe since the 1950s, and is famous for her ability to observe and provide incredible detail in her stories. In 1960, she turned her focus on Madrid, in a short story called "When We Were Nearly Young." This a very perceptive view of what "typical" Spanish people were like back then...


Thanks to Middlebury College's Lena Santillana for this!