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The Child's Child (Paperback)
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The Child's Child (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 13/02/2014
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When Grace and her brother Andrew inherit their grandmother's house in Hampstead, they decide to move in together. It seems the obvious thing to do: they've always got on well, the house is large enough to split down the middle, and neither of them likes partying or loud music. There's one thing they've forgotten though: what if one of them wants to bring a lover into the house? When Andrew's partner James moves in, it alters the balance - with almost fatal consequences. The Child's Child is an intriguing examination of betrayal in a family, and of those two once-unmentionable subjects, illegitimacy and homosexuality.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241963579

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I don't want to be the party pooper of reviews but I was disappointed in the usual brilliant Barbara Vine ( actually didn't like Birthday Present either).
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10th April 2013
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“Thoroughly enjoyable”

Betrayal is the theme of the two tales that entwine throughout this intriguing book. The first story involves Grace and her brother Andrew, who inherit their Grandmother’s house. They both love one another and get on... More

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5th January 2013
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“Vintage Vine”

This is a novel about illegitimacy and homosexuality both far reaching subjects. The book covers them in two sections. The smaller section is set in 2011 and is the story of a brother and sister who are sharing a... More

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9th January 2013
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