In 'Gastronomicon', Ernest's wife is a wonderful cook, aided by recipes from the ancient leather book - a family treasure - passed down to her by her mother-in-law. To celebrate their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, she undertakes to cook a very special meal - but what are the sounds of deep pounding and tolling bells that come from beyond the kitchen wall? In 'The Ugly Wife' some important questions are posed: What does it feel like to be the Ugly Sister? Will she spend her life looking for love in vain? Or will she finally find her happily-ever-after: a man who sees past appearances and who will love her for who she really is? Part of the Storycuts series, these short stories were previously published in the collection Jigs a Reels.Some people have had a hard time reconciling the author of The Evil Seed and of Sleep, Pale Sister with that of ... and flickered with a strange reddish tinge, but everyone thought that was something to do with the wiring, and I got out of itanbsp;...
|Title||:||Gastronomicon/The Ugly Sister (Storycuts)|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2011-11-17|