It is rare that I can just take a day off and just chill. Today I decided that this day was just for me. No housework, no cooking, no study (even though I have a deadline and have done nothing). I bought some magazines (research for decorating and a project I've in mind), bought a cooked chicken and salad and have spent the afternoon watching chick flicks and Sex in the City. I have so needed today to unwind and just think. I have been more stressed out than I thought I was and I am so in need of a break (I'm off on holiday in a week and can't wait). It is just nice to have a lazy Sunday. It is was I have deserved for myself for a long time.
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…