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  1. says:

    Being confined to my sickbed with flu this was exactly the sort of reading material to guarantee if not a feelgood factor then certainly a feel

  2. says:

    A pretty fast and light read funny at times boring and preachy in others Satire titles freuently have that problem eh but I still like reading one every now and then to cleanse my palate a bit from my usual genre

  3. says:

    The title comes from one of the characters who will not let her children eat anything at someone else' home unless she reads the label because it may contain nuts the catch is she does not know if her child is allergic to nuts because

  4. says:

    Funny witty and TOTALLY over the top In telling the story of a cliue of parents desperately trying to get their 11 year old daughters into a high status middle school the author has created the perfect amalgam of the insane

  5. says:

    I'm a big John O'Farrell fan but this is my least favourite novel from him The whole premise of a woman choosing to take an exam on her teenage daughter's behalf is unbelievable And the pushy parent jokes start to wear thin pretty uickly There's also a clear political message here ie state schools can offer a rounded education than private schools and it can feel like a comedic party political broadcast at times The humour is wit

  6. says:

    Oh did I laugh while I readWonderful funny witty I saw myself sometimes reflected in Alice even though I was not a mom yet but I could see myself freaking out already when I become one Great read for a lousy even

  7. says:

    Having survived the hyper competitive world of private schools and the transition to state schools I can say hand on heart this is the funniest story ever The truth hurts

  8. says:

    Whilst there is no recognised blueprint for being a good parent there are some things that you instinctively know are just wrong And as any parent will know protecting your offspring from the darker side of the real world is a seemingly impossible task But just how far do you go to protect your precious childr

  9. says:

    I felt kind of irritated by that book It is obvious the author is leaning to the left As a conseuence his characters are th

  10. says:

    From the opening pages in which Tony Blair is thrust on a long pole into a busy road from behind a parked car you know that you're in

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READ & DOWNLOAD ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Þ John OFarrell

Alice never imagined that she would end up like this Is she May Contain Epubthe only mother who feels so permanently panic stricken at the terrors of the modern world or is it normal to sit up in bed all night popping bubble wrap She worries that too much gluten and dairy may be hindering her child. Being confined to my sickbed with flu this was exactly the sort of reading material to guarantee if not a feelgood factor then certainly a feel much better factorWith at least four laughs per page this is a great satirefarce that is actually funny about middle class pretension and one upmanship when it comes to parenting and getting your child into the right school

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May Contain Nuts

Test in her placeWith his trademark comic eye for detail John O'Farrell has produced a funny and provocative book that will make you laugh cry and vow never to become that sort of parent And then you can pass it on to your seven year old because she really ought to be reading grown up novels by no. Whilst there is no recognised blueprint for being a good parent there are some things that you instinctively know are just wrong And as any parent will know protecting your offspring from the darker side of the real world is a seemingly impossible task But just how far do you go to protect your precious children How much are you prepared to do to ensure their passage through to adulthood is a smooth as possibleWhich brings the next great uestion how much should you protect them In Alice Chaplin s case the answer is uite clear you protect them from everything and everyone Sitting up at night popping bubble wrap Alice is permanently panic stricken by all the horrors of the modern world And what about schooling For Alice getting her daughter into the best school takes an hilarious twist when she decides to sit the entrance exam in her placeJohn O Farrell has once again produced a very funny book made all the funnier because it comes so scarily close to reality But that is what O Farrell does best His eye for detail and unmatched wit left me aghast at how far the parents are prepared to go I think we all know parents who seem unable to see that they are crossing the line between protecting the children and smothering them In this satirical broadside on Middle England O Farrell leaves the reader in doubt that for the Chaplin s that line has well and truly been crossed and the conseuences force them to re evaluate how they raise the childrenA really funny book If you haven t read any of John O Farrell s books this is as good a place to start as any But take it from me once you have read one it won t be long before you ve read them all

READ & DOWNLOAD ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Þ John OFarrell

Ren's mental arithmetic She frets that there are too many cars on the road to let them out of the x Finally she resolves to take control and tackle her biggest worry of all her daughter is definitely not going to fail that crucial secondary school entrance exam Because Alice has decided to take the. Oh did I laugh while I readWonderful funny witty I saw myself sometimes reflected in Alice even though I was not a mom yet but I could see myself freaking out already when I become one Great read for a lousy evening so it really cheers you up