I don't get to watch much TV anymore as my DH has the cricket on most days. If he is not watching it live, he will be watching the many recordings he has. I used to not watch, but it's now become a if you can't beat it, join it scenario. I can actually sit and watch the cricket without complaining. If it was football, than that would be a totally different story. So my random picture this Saturday is a screen shot of a game I actually watched this past week.
Josephine Cox is not an author I would normally pick, but I received the book as a present from my mother in law.
The main theme is about the consequences of domestic abuse. It tells the story of Adam, a young boy who had to bear things no little boy should ever see, and also the tale of Anne who was abused by her husband. Though the theme was about domestic abuse, it was wasn't graphic or gory which I was glad about. The tale weaved between Anne's story and Adams story which interlinked, and was a fairly easy read. I was slightly disappointed with the ending of the book and thought it hadn't fully ended the story of Anne and didn't even mention how she would have felt about finding out her husbands childs link to her best friend. I also found the aforementioned coincidence too far fetched.
Overall it was an OK book. Not my favourite book of all time, but very readable all the same. As the first book I have read of hers I don't know if this is the usual ty…