Description - Love And Other Impossible Pursuits by Ayelet Waldman
Is Emilia the wicked stepmother incarnate? Passionately in love with her husband, Emilia has a secret, guilty loathing for her precocious little stepson, William a forty-year-old in a five-year-old s body, whom she picks up from nursery every Wednesday afternoon. He is lactose intolerant, she feeds him dairy products; he mustn t get cold, she pushes him accidentally - into the pond in Central Park. How can she forgive William for living, when her own cherished child has gone? Moving and darkly funny, romantic, shocking, painful page-turner says something new and interesting about women, families and love New York Times One moment I was laughing out loud..the next I had tears pouring down whether you re a parent or not, you can t fail to be moved Daily Express
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Author Biography - Ayelet Waldman
Ayelet Waldman was a criminal defence lawyer before she became a full-time writer. She is married to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon and they live in California with their four children.Love and Other Impossible Pursuits is her first novel to be published in the UK.