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A compelling collection of women’s views and experiences of motherhood and childhood, ‘The Milk of Female Kindness’ takes you on something of a rollercoaster ride. The ups and downs of emotions, physical pain, desperation and, above all, love, are all words that come to mind.
The introduction in itself is powerful; at times the most powerful and thought-provoking part of the book. That’s not to belittle the book’s contents. Far from it. I also enjoyed the array of questions in the ‘discussions’ section at the end. Each one makes for an interesting debate in its own right.
If you’re looking for a book of this genre to dip in and out of, be warned – you will struggle to put it down. That said, you can indeed digest it in bitesize chunks. A book for everyone. Suck it and see for yourself.
Disclaimer: I was sent a copy of this book for my enjoyment and to review, however all words and thoughts are my own.
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