Wednesday 21st October 2020, Mount Pleasant, 11.55am.

#107,557 — A widow’s long quest for justice in Indonesia: in a conference room of the national police headquarters here, Patsy Spier once again relived the attack that robbed her of her husband on a Saturday afternoon in 2002 in the remote Papua province. He knows he will kill him, but he doesn’t know when. He went insane. At twenty, his coach says, he is like a five-speed engine with no second gear.

Dora García, Twenty-three million, five hundred and eighty-six thousand, four hundred and ninety stories, 2013 ‑ ongoing.