Review: The Good Enough Mother by Anoushka Beazley

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Gatlin – a leafy, affluent town: Chelsea tractors and ladies who lunch. However, all is not as it seems. Drea, a most unnatural mother, struggles to find private school fees for her step-daughter Ava after her boyfriend leaves her for another woman.
Watching the yummy mummies she becomes inspired, hatching a daring and criminal plan…unleashing all hell in the quiet town of Gatlin.
Can Drea survive the fallout and the wrath of the PTA?
A satirical black comedy about love, motherhod and the human condition.
My Thoughts
Ok so the author had me at the cover (epic) and I am so glad I have read this very dark, very funny book.and I bought into it 100%
Most of the women are fairly vile and really not the sort of people you would want to mix with but this of course does not justify the path Drea takes, taking herself and them down. Justifiable no, witty yes.
The plot is very unusual and unlike anything I have read before and completely engrossing as it is in many places alarmingly true to life.
Great characters and very well written.
Thanks for the recommendation Jo, good call ! And I am more than happy to continue the recommendation.
4 sheep rating

 

 

 

 

 
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