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By end ch.3 her son Ben has left, Lemon makes a soup that brings back memories, he begins to talk.

Ch. 4 time moves back to her final year at school, O levels, her friend Sam, Jinx is 16 living alone with her mother.
Oct 28, 2021 01:19AM
A Cupboard Full of Coats

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Claire
Claire is on page 160 of 261
Brilliantly conveyed breakdown of the relationships encircling 16yr old Jinx at a time when everything is change and confusion, coming of age as her mother enters a new relationship after the two of them have been a unit for 10 years.
14 years have passed, suddenly she is revisited by all the emotion, denial, rage and anger of the past, when her mother's lover's friend Lemon turns up one weekend to talk.
Oct 29, 2021 12:13AM
A Cupboard Full of Coats


Claire
Claire is on page 50 of 261
Intense and provocative beginning that gives just enough to pique interest and make the reader question why.
An old friend of her mother arrives with the news "he's out". Jinx's 5 yr old son arrives for the weekend, a shared custody, it goes badly, she is reactive, he is upset.
Jinx tries on one of her mother's coats. A vision.
The weekend has only just begun, it's going to be a long one.
Oct 26, 2021 05:53AM
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