The Mothers: A Novel
Publish date: 2016-10-11
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
I’ve been doing research for my upcoming novel, the good kind that means I can read a load of books (guilt free!) that concern the topic I’m going to write about. My novels going to have a sub-plot concerning the recent referendum that just took place in the south of Ireland, namely about repealing ...
I read this a few weeks ago, and it's sticking with me. I think about the characters often, and I really wish I'd have read it with a group so I could refer to it and not get weird faces pulled in return. Brit Bennett must be a very wise old soul in a young woman's body. (She was apparently 25 when ...
This book was exquisite. Another debut author-the debut talent I've read this year seems unbelievable!
This book deals with a lot of deep issues: parent and child relationships, suicide, religion, anti-abortion vs. prochoice, are some of the main points. It follows a small group and tells how they feel about everything. It's interesting and many will love it. I didn't connect with it as well as I ...
The Mothers by Brit Bennet, as the title might suggest, is a book all about motherhood. The book begins with a suicide and an unwanted pregnancy and continues until the young people involved are in their thirties. Unfortunately, time passes, but the characters seem not to evolve. I keep waiting for ...