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  • Published: 8 November 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448159598
  • Imprint: RH AudioGo
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 7 hr 56 min
  • Narrators: Joanne Harris, Thomas Judd
  • RRP: $19.99

A Cat, a Hat, and a Piece of String




A second short story collection from Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat and Peaches for Monsieur le Cure.

‘Stories are like Russian dolls; open them up, and in each one you’ll find another story.’
Conjured from a wickedly imaginative pen, here is a new collection of short stories that showcases Joanne Harris’s exceptional storytelling art.Sensuous, wicked, mischievous, uproarious and wry, here are tales that combine the everyday with the unexpected;wild fantasy with bittersweet reality.

From the house where it is Christmas all year round, to a ghost who lives on a Twitter timeline; from the Congo where a young girl braves the raging rapids to earn a crust of bread, to Norse gods battling for survival in Manhattan; and a newborn baby created with sugar, spice and lashings of cake, these stories will ensnare and delight you with their variety and inventiveness.

  • Published: 8 November 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448159598
  • Imprint: RH AudioGo
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 7 hr 56 min
  • Narrators: Joanne Harris, Thomas Judd
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Joanne Harris

Joanne Harris’s Whitbread-shortlisted Chocolat was made into an Oscar-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. She is the author of many other bestselling novels, including Lollipop Shoes and Peaches for Monsieur le Curé, both also featuring Vianne Rocher, as is her new novel The Strawberry Thief. She has also written acclaimed novels in such diverse genres as fantasy based on Norse myth (Runemarks, Runelight, The Gospel of Loki), and the Malbry cycle of dark psychological thrillers (Gentlemen & Players, Blueeyedboy, and Different Class).

Born in Barnsley, of an English father and a French mother, she spent fifteen years as a teacher before (somewhat reluctantly) becoming a full-time writer. In 2013, she was awarded an MBE. She lives in Yorkshire, plays bass and flute in a band first formed when she was sixteen, and works in a shed in her garden.

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