Etiquette For A Dinner Party: Short Stories

Etiquette For A Dinner Party Short Stories Varied and accomplished these stories of sustenance are entertaining stimulating and original An ageing taxi driver reflects on mortality and the choices he has made in life as he indulges in a clan

  • Title: Etiquette For A Dinner Party: Short Stories
  • Author: Sue Orr
  • ISBN: 9781869790073
  • Page: 235
  • Format: Paperback
  • Varied and accomplished, these stories of sustenance are entertaining, stimulating and original.An ageing taxi driver reflects on mortality and the choices he has made in life as he indulges in a clandestine Italian feast The friend of a dying woman delivers a sardonic commentary on the frenetic ritual of cake baking that precedes death and grief A young boy sets out toVaried and accomplished, these stories of sustenance are entertaining, stimulating and original.An ageing taxi driver reflects on mortality and the choices he has made in life as he indulges in a clandestine Italian feast The friend of a dying woman delivers a sardonic commentary on the frenetic ritual of cake baking that precedes death and grief A young boy sets out to save his grandparents marriage after discovering pornography in his grandfather s memorabilia.This stunning debut collection observes a subtle unravelling of social etiquettes Often hopeful, always moving, these darkly quirky stories demand the reader s attention beyond the final page Etiquette for a Dinner Party showcases the breadth of this writer s talent from the oh so recognisable and desperate efforts of a homesick tourist to enjoy the perfect holiday, to the descent into madness of a lonely high country farmer.

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