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Delicacy: A memoir about cake and death

Katy Wix

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A powerful, humane, and darkly comic memoir from actor, comedian and Taskmaster star Katy Wix

'Painfully raw and incredibly funny' - Simon Amstell

'Katy sees the world like no one else and deciphers it with extraordinary beauty. Delicacy took my breath away' - Lolly Adefope

'Fabulous story-telling and completely delicious writing' - Cariad Lloyd, host of Griefcast

'Brilliantly original, funny and insightful. Dry and comic, but also very moving. I absolute loved Delicacy' - Katy Brand

'A deeply dark slice of comedic mastery' - Sarah Solemani

'An exquisite and important book. Delicacy is funny and sad and beautiful' - Maeve Higgins

'Katy has one of the most singular and enviable minds working today (and tomorrow)' - Jamie Demetriou, creator of Stath Lets Flats

From award-winning comedian and writer Katy Wix comes Delicacy - a different kind of memoir from an astonishing new voice.

Twenty-one snapshots of a life - some staccato, raw and shocking, some expansive, meditative, and profound, underpinned with moments of startling humour that shatter the darkness - all beginning with a single memory. A memory of cake.

The sickly royal icing marked the moment Katy found her voice. The madeira cake was the sun her group therapy sessions orbited. The 'missing cake' from a lost holiday has never let go. The Bara brith eaten in hospital after

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Katy Wix

Katy Wix is a Welsh actress and comedian best known for her roles as Daisy in six series of Not Going Out, Gemma in Agatha Raisin, Carole in Channel 4 comedy Stath Lets Flats, her turn as Fergie in the Channel 4 show The Windsors and as herself in Taskmaster.

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