The Six Who Came to Dinner

The Six Who Came to Dinner

Stories by Costa Award Shortlisted author of MEET ME AT THE MUSEUM

Summary

The village cleaning lady who holds everyone's house-keys opens a boot to find some unexpectedly dead contents; a vengeful dinner party host serves more than just a roast to her six guests; and driven to distraction by his new young wife, a man resorts to two grisly acts, in a gripping re-imagining of a famous Irish ballad.

Ripping away the polite façade of small communities, these stories of love, lies and revenge reveal the roiling emotions and frustration that can lead seemingly good people to do bad things. Rich in compassion, pathos and humour, Anne Youngson offers us her dark take on human foibles, pettiness and rivalry in this sparkling. unputownable collection.

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  • An extraordinary writer
    NINA STIBBE

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Anne Youngson

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