Jigs & Reels
Publish date: March 1st 2005
Publisher: Black Swan
Edition language: English
, Magical Realism
, Short Stories
, Short Story Collection
A wonderful collection of stories. From the life of Cinderella's stepsister to a poor man who just wants to feel young, to the story of two ladies desperate for a pair of shoes, Harris will make you laugh, cry, and worry about cooking in your own kitchen.
I was really looking forward to Jigs & Reels because I love short stories and I have really enjoyed what I've read of Harris's work. She has a way with words that makes me want to read more.I did love a couple of the stories in this collection, but mostly they were just . . . okay. Harris's writing ...
Joanne Harris describes this collection of short stories as “a medley of unnamed pieces… a cheery addendum to the main act Chocolat, with the idea of free spirits being able to go anywhere and do anything, with the magic of the wind directing the spirit to new places and new people. Another story, “...
1. Faith and Hope Go Shopping - Two friends with 'ordinary' lives plan to escape their old people's home. June Whitfield reads.BBC7
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