Various Pets Alive and Dead
Publish date: March 1st 2012
Publisher: Fig Tree
Pages no: 367
Edition language: English
Once again, Marina Lewycka brings us a hodge-podge cast of highly flawed characters and puts them into a slew of sticky situations for yet another wild romp of a story. You can read my review of this fabulously fun novel here. https://tcl-bookreviews.com/2015/05/26/a-socially-capital-laugh/
I read this because of a recommendation and a synopsis. It sounded really promising. Former hippies and their capitalist children and family drama/conflict because of this difference in values. Sounds interesting? Well it isn't. The style itself is enjoyable enough, it isn't badly written and the u...
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I normally love the characters she creates, but this time, the combination of bankers and ageing left-wing hippies left me cold. Couldn't be bothered to find out what happened to any of them.