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Prospect magazine short story

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Each month, Prospect magazine features a short story, some of which are available to read for free online.

November's story was 'In the Jar' by Irish writer Julian Gough: 'Adrift at sea, submerged in olive oil, all my bodily needs are satisfied, and I can dream.'

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December's story is 'Testicular cancer vs the behemoth' by Adam Marek, which you can read by buying the latest edition of Prospect.

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