Through the Tunnel Summary
Doris Lessing

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Through the Tunnel Summary

"Through the Tunnel" was first published in the New Yorker on August 6, 1955, and two years later it was reprinted in Doris Lessing's collection of short stories, The Habit of Loving. The story's eleven-year-old protagonist, Jerry, is caught in the difficult position of being neither a child nor an adult. On a winter holiday with his mother in a foreign country, he encounters some older boys swimming. When they disappear by swimming through a...

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