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Green Grass

3.4 of 5 stars 3.40  ·  rating details  ·  88 ratings  ·  5 reviews
A hilarious and touching story of a woman's search for the place where the grass grows greenest
Published May 1st 2003 by Headline (first published January 1st 2002)
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Dora Okeyo
I did get this book- and I am glad at least I did so in an hour's time.
Story: Laura's been together with Inigo an artist who is fascinated by the Mobius strip since all his pieces are based on it- he's an adult toddler-she is tired of always fitting around his schedule, doing what he loves, and they have kids- twins- Fred and Dolly, the boy is like Laura, the girl is as temperamental as the Dad-and funny thing is they've never been married.
I liked: Laura's brother, Hedley-at least he was the onl
A book detailing the breakdown of a relationship. Laura feels her life is insignificant compaired to her partners. She starts to change things which allows cracks to form. Their child, Fred is quiet charming but seemed much younger than the age he is supposed to be. There is nothing that really stands out for me in this book. It's not bad but it's pretty average.
I had trouble getting into this book, in fact, haven't finished it. Maybe I'll try again...
May 11, 2009 Mew rated it 1 of 5 stars
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pointless and timewasting... plot-less...
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Raffaella Barker was born in London in 1964 and moved to Norfolk when she was three. Her father, the poet George Barker, had 15 children; she is the oldest of those by the novelist Elspeth Barker.

She spent her childhood in Norfolk sulking and refusing to get dressed, going everywhere in her nightie. She recalls worrying about how to respond at school when asked how many brothers and sisters she h
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