Adult Onset

Author(s): Ann-Marie Macdonald

Fiction

'Ann-Marie MacDonald captures the dark hilarity of parenthood like nobody else. I gulped down Adult Onset in a single day.' Emma Donoghue, author of Room Mary Rose McKinnon has two children with her partner Hilary and a fractured relationship with her mother Dolly; she also has issues with anger management and lives in fear of hurting the children, these feelings seem somehow rooted in a part of her childhood she has trouble remembering. Is Dolly - the kind of big personality who makes all Mary Rose's friends, and even waiters in coffee shops, exclaim 'I love your Mum!' - really harbouring a dark secret about what caused Mary Rose's childhood injuries, and is Mary Rose doomed to follow the same path with her own children? ADULT ONSET is a heartbreaking, hilarious, hugely satisfying novel about family ties and the joy and agony of parenthood. Ann-Marie MacDonald gets under the reader's skin and gives voice to the feelings we have all experienced but may never have examined.

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Heartbreaking new novel from the internationally bestselling author of Fall on Your Knees and The Way the Crow Flies

Ann-Marie MacDonald is a bestselling, award-winning novelist, playwright, actor and broadcaster. She lives in Toronto with her partner and their 2 children.

General Fields

  • : 9781473610149
  • : Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • : Sceptre
  • : March 2015
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ann-Marie Macdonald
  • : Paperback
  • : 315
  • : en
  • : 400