"This one has the scent of Araby, the sparkle of champagne, the mist of distant moors."
At a time when people could still smoke in bars, a group of office workers meet for a drink. On a table sits an abandoned pack of cigarettes; there's no harm in lighting one, is there?
A disturbing, haunting tale about the dangers of tobacco.
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Martin Foreman's fiction ranges from real to fantastic, deeply serious to slyly comic, sensitive to offensive. See more of his work on martinforeman.com. Rosie Kernohan is a recent graduate from the Oxford School of Drama.
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