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