by Nora Ephron
Part of the Virago Modern Classics series
Seven months into her pregnancy, Rachel discovers that her husband is in love with another woman.
The fact that this woman has a 'neck as long as an arm and a nose as long as a thumb' is no consolation.
Food sometimes is, though, since Rachel is a cookery writer, and between trying to win Mark back and wishing him dead, she offers us some of her favourite recipes.
HEARTBURN is a roller coaster of love, betrayal, loss and - most satisfyingly - revenge. This is Nora Ephron's (screenwriter of WHEN HARRY MET SALLY and SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE) roman a clef: 'I always thought during the pain of the marriage that one day it would make a funny book,' she once said - And it is!
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 08/08/1996
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781844085170