Joan is a single mother - beautiful, talented and desired. John is her adored son - growing up in the West Country, living a life outdoors. On his thirteenth birthday, Joan takes him to London to buy his first pair of Levi's jeans. Unused to driving in the ci...more
the one thing that did annoy me is that two of the characters were described towards the end of the book and i already had a picture of them in my mind.
emotionally brought me so deeply "in" the book, I sometimes felt I was a part of the world about which I was reading. I cried often.
The Bristol setting was also special to me and was wonderful to actually visualize the places where she set her story.
thank you jules hardy.