'Gingerbread' Is A Delightfully Spicy Family Fable



Gingerbread, by Helen Oyeyemi

Helen Oyeyemi played with fairy tale ideas in the past; her new novel takes off from “Hansel and Gretel” for the story of a mother, a daughter and a mysteriously powerful family gingerbread recipe.

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