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  • Published: 1 August 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407056562
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

Jigs & Reels




A book of short stories from the author of CHOCOLAT

'Evocative, mystical and funny - perfect for curling up on the sofa with' COMPANY
TANTALISING SHORT STORIES FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF CHOCOLAT AND THE STRAWBERRY THIEF...
Take your partners, please.

Suburban witches, defiant old ladies, ageing monsters, suicidal Lottery winners, wolf men, dolphin women and middle-aged manufacturers of erotic leatherwear: in Joanne Harris's first collection of short stories the miraculous goes hand-in-hand with the mundane, the sour with the sweet, and the beautiful, the grotesque, the seductive and the disturbing are never more than one step away.

This is an eclectic selection of tales for our times that shows a side to Joanne Harris you have never seen before. So go on, be tempted. After all, it's only dancing.

'Tantalising and suggestive, and leaves us wanting more' SUNDAY TIMES

  • Published: 1 August 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407056562
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

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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Praise for Jigs & Reels

A stunning compilation... A magical experience from beginning to end

Rula Lenska

Evocative, mystical and funny - perfect for curling up on the sofa with

Company

She revels in the blackly comic, with twisted tales that will pleasantly surprise fans while attracting a whole new audience

Glamour

Tantalising and suggestive, and leaves us wanting more

The Sunday Times

Witty, moving and thought-provoking, Jigs & Reels is a treat

Time Out

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