The Pig Comes to Dinner: A Novel
“A comic triumph” set in a haunted Irish castle from the author of The Pig Did It (Richmond Times-Dispatch).All of the charming characters of the previous book are present again in this delightful new story. Kitty McCloud, now married to Kieran Sweeney, her former rival in one of their district’s oldest blood feuds, has bought an ancient Irish castle with the profits from her popular revisions of classic novels like Jane Eyre. Kitty’s American cousin, Aaron McCloud, has arrived with his new wife, the former Lolly McKeever, to redeliver to Kitty and Kieran their wedding gift of the troublesome pig, who is not at all welcome at the castle. But over their lighthearted discord hangs a weightier problem—Kitty’s new home is inhabited by two comely ghosts from out of the castle’s troubled past. How this haunting couple is dealt with serves only to embellish the allure and humor of Mr. Caldwell’s uniquely theatrical storytelling.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Sonya.Contreras - LibraryThing
A different sort of book, blending history with today. An interesting take of a richly historical place with the culture all its own. Enjoyed the twists and turns of mystery, and humor. Was not your ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - hardlyhardy - LibraryThing
"The Pig Comes to Dinner," the second volume in Joseph Caldwell's trilogy about an Irish pig and its influence on human lives, may be even funnier than the first book, "The Pig Did It." In that book ... Read full review