LoveReading View on A Little Stranger
Anyone who has been stuck at home with a toddler will identify with Fran but we donâ€™t all go to the lengths that she does â€¦. She ups and leaves. But this is not just a book about mothers not coping for it is an interesting study of family relationships and surviving in the modern world.
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A Little Stranger Synopsis
Fran has been married to Nick for more than 12 years, since they were eighteen. They are happy together until a â€˜little strangerâ€™ arrives, in the form of baby Louis, and their lives are irrevocably changed. The boy has good health and a sweet nature, but Fran feels stifled, her old life merely a memory. So, one day, she simply walks away.
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A Little Stranger Press Reviews
Kate Pullinger's new novel is gripping, sharp and brilliantly kind. She knows the gamble that life is and she never once flinches. Her books are always revelationsâ€™ Ali Smith
â€˜A witty, charming and highly readable novel, laced with an exploration of those primal fears that stubbornly remain taboo among mothersâ€™ Independent
'Truths and lies are layered skilfullyâ€¦ Pullinger writes with insight about the damage that siblings can do to each otherâ€™ Daily Express
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