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What I Did by Christopher Wakling
  

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What I Did by Christopher Wakling

A boy runs across a busy road. His father catches him and smacks him. A passer-by looks on. This is what happens next.

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[A] fine, challenging novel * Mail on Sunday * Excellent . . . Dark but uplifting * Alex Preston * Hugely impressive, gripping, funny and thought provoking * Emily Barr * I loved it! Staggeringly good. Terrifyingly good * Lisa Jewell * This is family life at its most believable: warm and messy, bored and raging. WHAT I DID is every parent's nightmare, but will make you burst out laughing too. I loved it. * Emma Donoghue, author of ROOM * An amusing and unsettling story * Saturday Guardian * The novel brilliantly captures parent-child relations in the raw and the emotions that even the most experienced social worker can't tame * Independent * Gripping, hilarious and tender, this is, without doubt, one of the books of the year * Daily Mail *


About the Author

Christopher Wakling
Christopher Wakling was born in 1970 and has worked as a teacher and lawyer. He lives in London with his wife and son.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st January 2012

Author

Christopher Wakling

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Author's Website

christopherwakling.com/

Publisher

John Murray Publishers Ltd an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780719569098

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