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No Child of Mine (The No Child of Mine Trilogy Book 1)

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Kerry's father, Jim, a construction worker, attempts to manipulate her into prostitution, something she is unaware of until a few truck drivers "borrow" her. Look at Jimmy Saville the infamous pedophile of the UK, nothing happened to him and he died a free man. The sense of foreboding and unease was perfectly executed, and I can't wait to see what else this author creates.

If only it was just a dream, something created out of a small reality and blown into nonsense, but she knew the child was her; and that the little boy, who she'd never see again, and never would, was her brother. She is jealous and hostile to her boyfriend’s children and she is overly critical of her co-workers and boss. When she's put on bedrest, Essie trades the last aspects of her carefully planned life for isolation in what should be a welcoming home, but she isn't alone. Which just made me realise how helpless she must have felt having gone through all she has done only to be met with the same fate again.

Thompson's decision to demonise Lucille as a grandmother is an interesting choice, in lieu of painting Tammy as weak for not being able to provide for Jesse, and when Lucille is more considerate but Tammy is unable to forgive her. Instead, all we get in this film is a never-ceasing onslaught of coincidences, absurdities, far-fetchedness, and just straight-out nonsense. I've seen a lot of reviews of people saying this movie made them incredibly sad, for me it was mostly infuriating. I can’t make a final judgement of her character, because I did not finish the novel, but I do hope that there is substantial character development and she redeems herself at the end.

A British schoolgirl struggles to come to terms with the horrific and disgusting sexual abuse inflicted upon her by the adults in her life. But I do admire the choice of lifting some of these scenes with these music choices as well such as choosing songs like Ladykillers by Lush to illustrate a more childlike look at the situation.However i tend to think that the mother belonged to a paedophile circle regarding her attitude and her careless friends who seemed to be Ok with the inadequate games at the party. Not knowing why, Alex felt that something in the little girl’s behaviour wasn’t quite right, dismissed as beginning paranoid, she told herself that not all children are abuse. And the movie's nonsense doesn't even end when everyone finds out about her torment - in fact this is when the movie gets even dumber. Brooke Kinsella (Kerry) Colin Salmon (Paul) Billy Geraghty (Jim) Sharon Small (Linda) Geoffrey Church (Graham) Ginny Holder (Bridget) Colin Wyatt (Chris) Darren Tighe (Mick) Kate Byers (Matty) Katie Lyons (Tracy) Jill Marie Cooper (Lucy) Billie Holmes (Paula) Anna Waters (Donna) Biddy Hodson (Miss Lewis) Alex Knight (Steve) Phil Herne (Shane) Ravin J. She's afraid people will judge her for not having the ecstatic, happy reaction society teaches us we are supposed to always have.

On one hand Duke makes her a traditional family woman who believes family should stay together but at the same time the domineering nature she gives Lucille makes her come across as harsh and controlling. And don't forget: every SECOND there are 5,000,000,000,000 young girls and boys getting raped by their parents, in South London alone. She is in a relationship with Jason as the book opens, but even as the book opens that looks a little shaky. It was clear that the abuse had been going on from before the breakdown of her parents marriage or indeed where the storyline actually kicked off.

As the Reader, we sit inside Essie's head as she struggles with these emotions, her changing body, her changing relationship and her ever changing reality. Extremely tiny, and only plausible if her parents run a pedophilic web-site and make child pornography. Several centuries earlier, two young women, Isabel and Ana, exchange love letters in secret, as they try to make space for themselves in a world where their lives and bodies belong to their husbands. Some readers might find this novel hard to digest since it is very sickening to read on on some parts.

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