Nora Ephron

Heartburn, the late Nora Ephron’s only novel, takes inspiration from the breakdown of her own marriage to deliver a witty, hilarious rollercoaster of love, infidelity, loss, and mashed potatoes. Seven months into her pregnancy, Ephron’s cookery writer heroine discovers her husband, Mark, is in love with another woman. Amongst the turmoil, Ephron offers endlessly quotable one-liners alongside her heroine’s favourite recipes.

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