Jacqueline Yallop is the author of three critically acclaimed novels and two works of non-fiction. Jacqueline teaches Creative Writing at the University of Aberystwyth, and divides her time between the UK and south-west France.
By turn, poignant, funny, educational and, yes, brutal . . . Yallop's skill lies in blending autobiography with lyrical nature writing. * Radio Times * Quietly devastating . . . Yallop writes with great tenderness about the hogs as housekeepers and gourmands * Daily Telegraph * A delightful and entertaining memoir * Woman and Home * A beautifully written and quietly devastating account of raising two young pigs on [Yallop's] smallholding in the south of France * Frances Wilson, The New Statesman * The narrative tension is as tightly coiled as a thriller * Observer * Fascinating . . . you certainly have a treat in store * Literary Review * Very affecting * Daily Mail *