A Novella by Giles Watson
Front cover picture by Buffarches.

The Butcher’s Wife has an extraordinary secret: amongst the slaughtered animals which are hung each day in the cellar of her house, there are some which still have souls imprisoned inside their carcasses. Deprived of her freedom and identity by an abusive husband, she must draw upon her own resources in her struggle to set the dead things free, and seek her own source of tenderness in the midst of hideous violence.

Genre: horror/magical realism.
Contains scenes of strong violence and coarse language.