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JIGS AND REELS. by  Joanne Harris - Signed First Edition - (2004) - from Bookfever.com, IOBA and Biblio.co.nz

JIGS AND REELS.

by Harris, Joanne

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket./fine


London:: Doubleday,, (2004). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. The first collection of short stories by the author of "Chocolat." The characters in these 22 stories include "Suburban witches, defiant old ladies, ageing monsters, suicidal Lottery winners, wolf men, dolphin women and middle-aged manufacturers of erotic leatherwear." SIGNED on the title page. Small format. 271 pp.

Each of the twenty-two tales in this enchanting collection is a surprise and a delight, melding the poignant and the possible with the outrageous, the magical, and, sometimes, the eerily haunting. Wolf men, dolphin women, defiant old ladies, and middle-aged manufacturers of erotic leatherwear -- in Jigs & Reels 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. Whether she's exploring the myth of beauty, the pain of infidelity, or the wonder of late-life romance, Joanne Harris once again proves herself a master of the storyteller's trade.




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