My grateful thanks to Mikka Haugaard for a copy of Notes On My Family by Emily Critchley in return for an honest review.
Notes On My Family
A vivid present tense account of life in a dysfunctional family told by a perceptive thirteen year old girl with a sense of irony and humour.
Lou, her sister Sarah – ‘for people who have been forced to share living accommodation for the last thirteen and half years, we have very little in common’- and her brother Mickey- ‘he’s gay but he doesn’t yet know it’ – discover that their parents are going to be doing a ‘trial separation with a view to permanent’, and that their dad is having an affair with a sixth former. ‘Thinking of my dad as anyone’s ‘lover’ is actually quite gross. ‘Boyfriend’…
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