A Solemn Curfew

A Solemn Curfew In the castle kitchens Quine struggles to bring his elegant vegetable cooking to the attention of his master Frustrated at every turn of a carrot and every dice of a leek by the malice of the head che

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  • Title: A Solemn Curfew
  • Author: Bev Allen
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 183
  • Format: ebook
  • In the castle kitchens Quine struggles to bring his elegant vegetable cooking to the attention of his master Frustrated at every turn of a carrot and every dice of a leek by the malice of the head chef, he can do nothing to find the audience he craves Then a stranger arrives selling spices and exotic ingredients and something which will allow Quine to serve up a dish worIn the castle kitchens Quine struggles to bring his elegant vegetable cooking to the attention of his master Frustrated at every turn of a carrot and every dice of a leek by the malice of the head chef, he can do nothing to find the audience he craves Then a stranger arrives selling spices and exotic ingredients and something which will allow Quine to serve up a dish worth having This novella is a smorgasbord of dark fantasy, humour and the culinary arts First published in 2014 by Thorstruck Press as part of their Secrets of Castle Drakon anthology

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    1. I loved this story. I won't say too much about it, because it is truly different, and the end is a surprise which I don't want to spoil Suffice it to say that it isn't what you might expect, and the whole story is fresh, funny, sad and - well - delicious.Try it. You'll like it.

    2. A twisted taleThis short but wonderfully written story had me guessing at every turn. Was Quinn hard done by? I started off feeling sorry for him. But the magic of this story is that nothing is as it seems. Beautifully done.

    3. In the kitchens of Castle Drakon a man chops vegetables, chops, chops and chops, and wonders when he’ll ever have an opportunity to shine. A great dish sent up could result in a lovely glass of wine or a silver coin. He begins to play with various mushroom treats, until the day he finally receives a reward. Unfortunately he also begins to play with a rare blue mushroom and that is as far as I go, no spoilers!Not only did this tale make me hungry, but I am impressed by the author’s knowledge [...]

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