I think this debut novel by Polly James is a jolly good read. You might shed some tears but they will be the result of laughter. [Read more…]
Based on the Mid Wife Crisis blog and paying homage to the Bridget Jones concept of the smug married, the book might prove a bit too political for some (there’s lots of explanatory footnotes for those not au fait with the British party system). For me, the crazy constituents and the blundering MP were the highlights. Nevertheless, there’s plenty of humour and marital misunderstandings to keep the general reader happy too. [Read more…]
So, very soon, I shall know what readers think of my book. What they really think. I’m thinking of emigrating, before I find out.
(If, by some miracle, the reviews are good, then maybe I’ll post them here. If they’re terrible, I shall revert to the emigration plan.)