This is a really cool story that is enmeshed with the social issues of Chopin’s day. It is an example of literature with a social agenda, which attempts to move the culture in a different direction. Good stuff.

Posted by Frank Marcopolos

Frank Marcopolos lives in Austin, Texas. Hiding from the ever-present Texas sun because of a well-founded fear of skin cancer, he writes short stories and novels that have been praised by some readers, while others have been, like, "Meh." He also produces free audiobooks of public domain works on his YouTube channel. You can subscribe to that here: http://youtube.com/brooklynfrank