By Jacqueline Yallop
As heard on BBC Radio 4's ebook of the Week
When Jacqueline strikes to south-west France along with her husband, she embraces rural village lifestyles and buys pigs to rear for slaughter. yet as she will get to understand the animals greater, her English sentimentality threatens to get within the approach and he or she starts off to wonder whether she will be able to really convey herself to kill them. this can be a memoir approximately that fateful selection, yet it is also concerning the ethics of meat consuming within the smooth age, and no matter if we should always understand, appreciate or even love the animals we consume.
At its center, this publication is a love tale, exploring the expanding attachment of the writer for her specific pigs, and celebrating the long-lasting closeness of people and pigs over the centuries.
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