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Long Story Short An Anthology

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From the wildly successful online short story competition by Litagram comes this delightful anthology of short stories by the winning authors. Exploring a range of genres, the stories will take you to places you’ve never been before, or to places so familiar that you wonder if it was about you. It makes you marvel at the human experience that can either be so vastly different from your own or exceedingly relatable. Be it spine-chilling, devastating, heart-wrenching or heart-warming, each story has a unique tale to tell and is a breath of fresh air. Whether it is about a girl and Mr Right in the age of Twitter or about a journalist in search of an ‘exclusive’ vanishing into thin air, this collection of stories by the winners of the Litagram short story contest is a delicious read that will keep you engaged until the very end.

In the thirteenth stage of the 1967 Tour de France, Simpson collapsed and died during the ascent of Mont Ventoux. He was 29 years old. The post-mortem examina- tion found that he had mixed amphetamines and alcohol; this diuretic combination proved fatal when combined with the heat, the hard climb of the Ventoux and a stomach complaint. A memorial near where he died has become a place of pilgrimage for many cyclists. Simpson was known to have taken performance-enhancing drugs during his ca- reer, when no doping controls existed. Despite this, he is held in high esteem by many cyclists for his character and will to win.Thomas "Tom" or "Tommy" Simpson (30 No- vember 1937 – 13 July 1967) was one of Britain's most successful professional cyclists. He was born inHaswell, County Durham and later moved to Harworth, Notting- hamshire. Simpson began road cycling as a teenager before taking up track cycling, specialising in pursuit races. He won a bronze medal for track cycling at the 1956 Sum- mer Olympics and a silver at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games.



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