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Have The Men Had Enough? By Margaret Forster

Have The Men Had Enough?
by Margaret Forster

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What do men run away from? Not war, not physical hardship, but the day-to-day emotional demands of impossible domestic situations. That's women's work. This is a story of female courage, where black comedy turns to disturbing pathos revolving around the rights of an indomitable woman
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Have The Men Had Enough? by Margaret Forster

What do men run away from? Not war, not physical hardship, but the day-to-day emotional demands of impossible domestic situations. That's women's work. This is a story of female courage, where black comedy turns to disturbing pathos revolving around the rights of an indomitable woman

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Have The Men Had Enough? Reviews


"A moving story, a condemnation of the way we treat our old friends and loves, a rage against the dying of the light" -- Philip Howard * The Times *
"A novel painfully full of feeling, and totally credible-the passion shines through" -- Isabel Quigly * Financial Times *
"A memorably touching story about the pressures on a family trying to do their best... A wonderfully accurate, powerful and even funny portrait" -- Graham Lord * Sunday Express *
"It is close to life in a way we hardly expect a novel to be, and finally very moving" -- Hilary Mantel * Daily Telegraph *
"An extremely skilful and angry novel...beautifully written" -- Anita Brookner * Spectator *

About Margaret Forster


Born in Carlisle, Margaret Forster was the author of many successful and acclaimed novels, including Have the Men Had Enough?, Lady's Maid, Diary of an Ordinary Woman, Is There Anything You Want? , Keeping the World Away, Over and The Unknown Bridesmaid. She also wrote bestselling memoirs - Hidden Lives, Precious Lives and, most recently, My Life in Houses - and biographies. She was married to writer and journalist Hunter Davies and lived in London and the Lake District. She died in February 2016, just before her last novel, How to Measure a Cow, was published.

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NGR9780099455646
Have The Men Had Enough? by Margaret Forster
Margaret Forster
New
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2004-03-04
256
0099455641
9780099455646
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