‘What a mess, she thought now . This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Early bird £6+BF. A dark secret spans several... To see what your friends thought of this book, Joanna Trollope has made a career out of writing about family, relationships and marriage, in this novel she gives us three generations of a family and the dynamics between them. Inserisci un codice promozionale o un buono regalo, A Richard & Judy Book Club pick, Mum & Dad is a heartwarming family drama from number one bestseller Joanna Trollope, with all her trademark wit and wisdom.What happens when family roles are reversed and the children must look after mum and dad?It’s been twenty-five years since Gus and Monica left England to start a new life in Spain, building a wine business from the ground up. She has been with her partner Nic for twenty years, though they are not married. "What a mess, she thought now . When the couple first moved out to Spain, their two elder children, Sebastian and Katie, remained in England at boarding school (even though Monica knew that Katie was very unhappy at school) and the youngest, Jake, went with his parents and grew up in Spain - although he now lives with his wife and toddler daughter in London, where his brother and sister both live with their partners and children. Joanna Trollope’s latest book ‘Mum and Dad’ is one that I have to admit is not my favourite of the author’s novels, but it’s still a very readable one. . A Richard & Judy Book Club pick, Mum & Dad is a heartwarming family drama from number one bestseller Joanna Trollope, with all her trademark wit and wisdom. what would happen? $18.99. Riprova. Refresh and try again. . © 2010-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. o società affiliate. This author seemed to have garnered quite a following and after reading Mum and Dad I see why. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Sunday Times number one bestseller Joanna Trollope explores the issues at the heart of a modern family with her trademark wit and warmth, in Mum & Dad. But will he make things worse rather than better? I must say she is a little odd as she is portrayed as a really old fashioned woman. All the adult offspring live in London. Written with Trollope’s keen eye for all-too-human foibles, Mum and Dad puts a bittersweet generational power grab under a compassionate spotlight. The main character is an annoying woman who promised to ‘obey’her husband because ‘everyone did’ then (no they didn’t), doesn’t drive, indulges her sons and is critical of her daughter, wears fluffy mules, stays with her boorish husband even though she doesn’t like him. Articoli visualizzati di recente e suggerimenti in primo piano, Seleziona la categoria in cui desideri effettuare la ricerca. When Gus suffers a stroke in the book’s first 20 pages, it is up to the couple’s adult children to fly to Spain and take up running his business - a vineyard. Joanna Trollope has written an inter-generational family drama that is steeped in regrets, resentment, sibling rivalry and petty jealousies. And Jake, ever the easy-going optimist, is determined to convince his new wife, Bella, that moving to Spain with their eighteen-month-old would be a good idea. Biography: Joanna Trollope is the author of many highly acclaimed and bestselling novels, including The Rector's Wife, Marrying the Mistress and Daughters in Law. Read 199 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Ritieni che questo libro violi i diritti d'autore? New books! What will happen? Sunday Times number one bestseller Joanna Trollope explores the issues at the heart of a modern family with her trademark wit and warmth, in Mum & Dad. ‘What a mess, she thought now . Non è stato possibile aggiungere l'articolo alla Lista. . Katie is a successful solicitor. . Availability Information. what a bloody, unholy mess the whole family has got itself into.’ Mum & Dad by Joanna Trollope, 9781529003406, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Mum and Dad by Joanna Trollope. I suggest a better title would be 'Ho & Hum'. Recensito nel Regno Unito il 6 marzo 2020, I woud not presume to criticise such a good author whose books I have enjoyed so much but this one just did not work for me in fact was hugely dissa, Recensito nel Regno Unito il 10 maggio 2020. Joanna Trollope’s latest book ‘Mum and Dad’ is one that I have to admit is not my favourite of the author’s novels, but it’s still a very readable one. Then Gus has a debilitating stroke and things start to unwind, Monica can't run the vineyard, their eldest son Sebastian refuses, their daughter Katie is a successful London solicitor and won't which only leaves the youngest, Jake. But then Gus suffers a stroke. what a bloody, unholy mess the whole family has got itself into.’, It’s been twenty-five years since Gus and Monica left England to start a new life in Spain, building a vineyard and. Questo libro presenta contenuti inappropriati? Sebastian is busy running his company with his wife, Anna, who’s never quite seen eye-to-eye with her mother-in-law. I read a review that said the family was dysfunctional but I thought they were all quite normal and their differences added to an interesting and successful mix. Decades ago, they had left England for Spain, an unhappy Monica from a generation where women followed and did what their husbands wanted, leaving behin. . Mum & Dad by the Sunday Times bestseller Joanna Trollope is a wise, brilliantly drawn examination of a modern family dilemma. Each of the adult children have their own ideas of the best way to handle a difficult situation, keep the business going and manage their parents as well as their own lives. 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