159 pages
ISBN 0-7780-1203-4
DDC C813'.54





Reviewed by Dosi Cotroneo

Dosi Cotroneo is a freelance writer living in Manotick, Ontario.


A dysfunctional mother wreaks havoc at her teenage son’s graduation. A
husband loses his wife to the woman he introduced her to. The husband of
a woman facing breast cancer steals a breast prosthesis from a breast
cancer seminar. A mother of two young girls diagnosed with heart disease
at the age of 37 experiences marital breakdown. A lesbian confronts the
harsh reality that she may be on the verge of losing her pregnant lover
to a man.

Jane Eaton Hamilton’s short stories are an emotional tidal wave.
Gripping, suspenseful, moving, and at times funny, they take the reader
on a heated journey into the lives, loves, and losses of some
unforgettable characters. Impossible to put down, this powerful
collection demands to be read over and over again.


Hamilton, Jane Eaton., “Hunger,” Canadian Book Review Annual Online, accessed July 16, 2024,