Life of Ma Parker

by Katherine Mansfield · Pre-Intermediate

Katherine Mansfield often wrote about the ugliness of middle-class beliefs and lifestyles, but did not usually make the poor the most important characters in her stories. This one is different. Here she tells us about the hard life of an old working grandmother, a good and strong woman, who has lost her grandson but must still carry on … alone (2,050 words).

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