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Fiction: A Knife for Cutting Mangoes by Fay Weldon

"A morality tale: if guilt is to the soul what pain is to the body."

By Fay Weldon   March 2015

© Fanny Blanc

Fay Weldon is the author of 34 novels and five collections of short stories. In 2001 she was awarded a CBE for services to literature. She is currently professor of creative writing at Bath Spa University. Her latest book, Mischief, brings together her favourite 21 stories from the last 40 years. She describes A Knife For Cutting Mangoes as “a morality tale: if guilt is to the soul what pain is to the body—don’t run off with someone else’s husband! In my story a husband…

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