Short stories tagged with Spanish Flu

Listing 4 stories.

During World War I, a librarian has her heart broken by a soldier overseas and she tries to overcome her sadness.

During the Spanish flu epidemic in 1918, a young boy is left alone so his family can be treated in their town’s makeshift hospital. The boy tries his best to hold down the fort and prove his manhood, though the people around him make it more difficult than he expected.

An Olympic swimmer-turned-writer and a New York heiress fall in love as Spanish flu ravages the world. However, when the stressors of class, an unexpected pregnancy, and a global pandemic arise, the two lovers must decide if their love can withstand the times.

A young American man now living in Europe reflects upon his upbringing and the deaths of his parents. As he reminisces, he must decide whether he should stay in his new life or return to America.