Sasha seems like fairly normal woman on the surface but she has a secret. She has been see Coz, her psychologist for a long time now. You see, she steals random things from people.
She doesn’t do it for the money. She has an entire collection of items that she has lifted over the years, two tables full to be precise. For instance, she took a plumber’s screw driver, entice by the “orange translucent handle gleaming like a lollipop”. She knows that she has a problem but can’t seem to help herself.
This story is about Sasha and her problem but also about her relationship with Cuz. During their sessions she seems to string him along.
At only six pages long, Egan wrote a surprisingly well developed story. She draws us in right away with this taught examination of a kleptomaniac. Well written and enjoyable!
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