Authors: Itani, Frances
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Sitting in a German café, in her regular place, between classes and under the watchful gaze of her landlords, the Muellers, Ruth contemplates an unopened letter, which takes her back through a marriage, an affair, and the choices that define her life.
The short story collection Poached Egg On Toast showcases Itani’s ability to shine a clear light on what it feels like to be an outsider, displaced and disconnected from the world at hand, and how a single, small moment can cause a seismic shift in our emotional landscape. Wickedly funny and unbearably sad, Itani’s stories leave us with a renewed sense of humanity.
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