The soup was cold, but no one said a word. The noise made by the spoons when they scraped against the dishes was only interrupted by the raindrops tapping on the glass. It could have been any Sunday of Autumn, in any house. However, it had been three years since the four siblings had last reunited in our parents’ home to have lunch together…

This is the beginning of “En manos del olvido” (“In the Hands of Oblivion”), one of the finalists of the II Short Story about Alzheimer’s Contest “In a corner of memory” and winner of the Emotion Award.

Author: Celia Gámez Fernández.

Read the whole story in Spanish

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