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Season to Taste: A Novel Natalie Young

Season to Taste: A Novel

Natalie Young

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ISBN : 9781478953548
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A startling debut about the extraordinary end of a marriage and its very strange aftermath.Meet Lizzie Prain. She is an ordinary housewife and lives with her lovely dog and her husband, who is a bit of a difficult fellow, in a quiet cottage inMoreA startling debut about the extraordinary end of a marriage and its very strange aftermath.Meet Lizzie Prain. She is an ordinary housewife and lives with her lovely dog and her husband, who is a bit of a difficult fellow, in a quiet cottage in British country side. Shes a wonderful cook. She enjoys her garden. And, occasionally, she makes cakes for the village parties.No one has seen Lizzies husband, Jacob, for a few days. Thats because last Monday and Lizzie snapped and cracked him on the head with her garden shovel. No one quite misses Jacob though, and Lizzie surely didnt kill him on purpose. And now that she has the chance to live beyond his shadow, she wont neglect her good fortune. Over the course of the following month, with a body to get rid of and few fail-proof options at hand, Lizzie will channel her most practical instincts and do what she does best: shell cook Jacob, and shell eat him. But when Lizzie inadvertently befriends an isolated misfit, she will be tested: Will Lizzie turn to this new person for solace and abandon her desperate plan or will her new friend be an unwitting accessory to her crime?Dark, unexpectedly funny, and achingly human, Season to Taste is a deliciously subversive treat. In Lizzie Prain, Natalie Young has created one of the most remarkable and surprising heroines in fiction.