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Chris Hanley

'Bricks' a short story by Chris Hanley

December 1992, no. 147 01 December 1997
I was only two bites into a corned beef and pickle sandwich and surrounded by unmarked exam papers when one of my students, Nod Clay, walked up and asked me to write him a reference. ‘You got a job interview Nod?’ ‘No it’s for court, for assault.’ ‘What sort of assault?’ ‘With a brick.’ ‘Jesus Nod…’ I pushed my chair away from the desk and folded my arms. ... (read more)