Daryl Gregory. Begone. (Asimovs October/November 2015)

asimovs1510114An ad-man is bewitched by a woman, and he marries her. Oh, that cute nose twitch!

However, a few years and one daughter later, the marriage is on the rocks. He’s hit the bottle, but just wants his wife to be normal. However, with a twitch of her nose, he is history, and there is a doppelganger in his place..

He makes several attempts to regain his position, but his wife holds all the power, but finally it’s his daughter who saves him. Nicely told, with a particular unattractive protagonist.

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