Morris Lurie (1938–2014) was a novelist, memoirist, award-winning short story writer and children’s author. His short stories have been published in widely in magazines, newspapers and literary journals such as The New Yorker, The Times, The Telegraph, Meanjin and Overland. His books include The Twenty-Seventh Annual African Hippopotamus Race (1969), Flying Home (1978), The Night We Ate the Sparrow (1985), Whole Life (1987) and Madness (1991). In 2006, he was the recipient of the Patrick White Award.
The Night We Ate the Sparrow
by Morris Lurie
Literary Fiction · Short Stories