blackheath: has anyone read it? Just finished and thought it was...

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Helmetbymidnight Fri 19-Aug-16 18:52:04

Fecking awesome. Really enjoyed it. Plus mumsnet gets a one line mention- What's not to like? I have read much parenting in fiction, this was the best I'd read...

tripfiction Sat 20-Aug-16 12:25:45

A bit of a chilling insight into the lives of others. I couldn't relate to the Fay Weldon blurb “this is a book by a man who understands women better than they understand themselves”... skilfully crafted, tho...

Helmetbymidnight Sat 20-Aug-16 14:50:55

Gawd, what an awful patronising quote! That would have put me off if I'd read it (I got it on kindle)

I thought he did 'James' by far the best - he certainly was the one I related to the most - and I thought he explored the minutiae of being a parent - not from a male or female viewpoint in particular- very, very well.

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