Short stories in the genre Tragicomedy

Listing 3 stories.

After a rich family purchases family land, they become obsessed with the lineage, bothering neighbors for information and mistaking silly childhood etchings for a rare discovery.

Upon hearing news of his wife’s poor state of health after giving birth, a man quickly boards a train home and deludes himself into thinking his wife is well.

Now estranged from her son, a music teacher recounts the event that first sowed distrust in their relationship—an event that involved an energetic dog, a strange-looking man, and a banana.