Between Falling and Walking


    Helen’s adolescent kids wish to move out as soon as possible. There’s Jim, the natural athlete; and Romy, lead singer of The Wise Girls. For fulfilment Helen wants a new child, but her husband is unwilling, which leads her to find the perfect sperm donor in a special spa. Or is he? From day one, baby Doneus seems to have extraordinary maturity but he also exhibits so-called ‘defects’, which are alarming to some and disarming to others. This is his story.: a moving satire on parenting, music, athletics, education and identity. Praise for the Author Publishers Weekly: ‘Readers will be relishing the subtle beauty of the author’s prose.’ Royal Court Theatre: ‘Flair and control, tension and energy, as well as poeticism.’ Kirkus Review: ‘Perceptive and engrossing.’ BBC: ‘Consistently original and intriguing. Strongly atmospheric, a talent for dialogue, evocative imagery...’

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    Number of Pages: 142
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781907133725
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    Listed in: Modern & contemporary fiction
    Publisher: Dog Horn Publishing

    Books by Arno Bohlmeijer


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