The Gingerbread Wife

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  • Title: The Gingerbread Wife
  • Author: Sarah Vincent
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  • Page: 293
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The Gingerbread Wife

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About “Sarah Vincent

  • Sarah Vincent

    Sarah Vincent has two grown up children and lives in the South Shropshire countryside with her husband and her Jack Russell terrier, Beryl She writes in a converted coal shed at the back of the house.In the early days she juggled writing with various jobs, most of which she was hopeless at These included a stint as a Tourist Information Assistant where she got into trouble for giving people the wrong bus and train information and sending them off on mystery tours For the past 12 years she has worked as an editor for two leading Literary Consultancies and loves helping other writers to achieve their goals.



732 thoughts on “The Gingerbread Wife

  • The Gingerbread Wife is a thought provoking collection of short stories Each one is unique and features Ms Vincent s easy lyrical style.No spoilers, but there are some great twists at the end of the stories that I was not expecting and the characterization has a depth that is hard to achieve in work of this length.My favourite story was Manipura a cheating husband, a lonely wife lacking in fire energy and, is that chimney sweep really the devil Perfect for when you need a quick read, you will no [...]


  • The Gingerbread Wife has been on my to read pile for months Now I m kicking myself that I didn t get round to it sooner To put it bluntly, it s completely brilliant The book is a collection of 8 short stories The Gingerbread Wife being the first one The short story is a difficult medium to master I know because I ve tried but Sarah Vincent has it well and truly nailed These are not so much stories in the narrative sense they are explorations of thoughts, feelings, situations and relationships D [...]


  • The Gingerbread Wife It s a slim volume, and I was able to read it in a day, utterly engrossed I love short stories, and these proved right up my street, with its mix of magic realism, traditional ghost story, and other dark tales featuring the occult, rural Spain and even disturbing post apocalyptic society.The title story The Gingerbread Wife is set in a post apocalyptic society, a world reminiscent of the middle ages Warren is a farmer, married to Molly who he doesn t appreciate, wonders why [...]


  • A magical collection, with plenty of food for thought, and sprinkled throughout with touches of wicked humour.The title story is a fairy tale of sorts, with echoes of Angela Carter, while the story Esmeralda is a treat for all the senses, conjuring up Rousseau esque pictures in the mind Or there are wonderful larger than life characters, such as Elsa in The Centipede who blazed in her gaudy kaftans, a fire catching And who can fail to be slightly spooked by the haunting sense of place in The Las [...]


  • These short stories are like an assortment of finest quality liqueur pralines deliciously rich and prepared with utmost care, yet with a distinct taste that lingers in your mouth long afterwards Each sentence is a showcase of craftmanship in its own right not a word is missing To be enjoyed slowly


  • These are very well crafted stories, mainly from the point of view of characters in mid life Magical realism filled with insight and wry humor.


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