The villa has three floors, sixteen rooms, half of them offering frontal view to the sea, here is the children's floor, there are also three rooms for the nannies, they had Filipinos for the puppies, the powdered milk espresso machine is unused, on the terrace there is a tennis court and a jacuzzi with an oval TV, she'll sell it for cheap, his wife, you know, the sir is kinda, and waved his hand while saying that, one night, he couldn't sleep much, he saw an empty bag here, dancing in the wind, he packed his bags, left everything and went to India. Apparently he found himself, he wrote to her, that crazy dude.

(Translated by Claudia Alexandra Văcărescu / University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, MTTLC, year II / Corrected by Silvia Petrescu, coordinator of the translations)

Real Fiction is a collective project started in 2013 by Florin Piersic Jr. The concept of Real Fiction continued to exist as a Facebook group, after a volume of stories was published at Humanitas Publishing House. (In September 2021, the group has 7.150 members.) The authors write ultra-short stories, with the texts limited to 500 characters (in Romanian, so the length of the English translation might be a little different) - a flash-fiction exercise on a topic that changes almost daily. The group's coordinators are Florin Piersic Jr., Gabriel Molnar, Răzvan Penescu, and Luchian Abel. (Drawing by Adrian T. Roman)

Versiunea în română a acestui text se poate citi aici, în rubrica Ficțiuni Reale.

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