The Last Wednesday

Story collection by Taqi Vahedi in 2018

The Last Wednesday

Taqi Vahedi was born in 1970 in Mazar-e-Sharif. He started writing stories in 1989 and is one of the first immigrant novelists living in Iran who returned to Afghanistan after Mojahedin’s victory. His works include Empty Vase (2003), Glim Baf (Novel 2007), Collection of Indigenous fables(Gol Qah Qah) which was the title of his dissertation in faculty of literature in Balkh and it was torn apart after Taliban attack then he rewrote it and was finally published in the year of Rumi(2007) in Mazar-e-Sharif. The Last Wednesday (2003) is one of his works.
Part of the book:
She looked at the young man who was staring at her. Although she took her eyes off him but the image of his bony face was still before her eyes and she felt that his shameless stare was still on her back and flank. But she still stood aside until the sound of the man who were selling Shur nokhod(An Afghan snack cooked by pea, salt, spices and vinegar) was heard sounded like a tired scream. You eat here or take away here. Take away, I will go under that mulberry tree…

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