The Snow Goose

This unapologetic melodrama will still surprise you with its effectiveness.

"Blyme, it was queer to see that ruddy big goose flyin' around 'is boat, lit up by the fires like a white hangel against the smoke."

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Paul Gallico’s (1897 — 1976) stories appeared in the Post from 1931 to 1959.

Of all these stories, and all of his works, his best remembered piece is the short story “The Snow Goose.” It is unapologetic melodrama, but it is also one of those rare sentimental stories that can still surprise you with its effectiveness.

Read the original publication of “The Snow Goose,” by Paul Gallico [PDF].

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