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The Hand That First Held Mine

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iwastooearlytobeayummymummy Wed 07-Sep-11 23:08:09

I know this was done as book of the month a while back,, but I've just read this and loved it.
I can't recall a book that so accurately portrays the first few months as a new parent, and even tho my DC are teens and beyond it transported me right back to the endless days and nights as a new mother.
I highly recommend this book but be prepared as it made me weep and I am in no way post natal, IYSWIM
If you've read it, what did you think?

PreviouslyonLost Thu 08-Sep-11 18:35:42

Loved it too...'guessed' the ending though. Maggie O' Farrell is a very good writer smile

chickflit Mon 12-Sep-11 12:11:18

Oh good, I've just started this so am looking forward to getting stuck into it.

gethelp Wed 14-Sep-11 13:21:33

Made me cry. Really good book.

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