Through the Tunnel by Doris Lessing

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Would you have made the same decision Jerry did in "Through the Tunnel"?

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The same decision to swim through the tunnel in the rock promontory?! Absolutely not! Jerry risks his life trying to prove to himself and the older French boys that he is a "man," and the French boys don't even care whether Jerry can swim through the tunnel or not. This is...

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