Over at The Alternative Typewriter, Harry Markov continues his dissection of The Girl With No Hands and Other Tales. Today he looks at “The Jacaranda Wife”, which originally appeared in Jack Dann’s Dreaming Again anthology.
Let’s do this. Friday has arrived and it’s time to present the third story out of Angela Slatter’s “The Girl with No Hands & Other Tales” – “The Jacaranda Wife”. Compared to the first two stories – “Bluebeard” and “The Living Book” – this story is particularly quiet and meek (or as I would explain it; there are no outright murder or torture scenes).