Book review: The Milk of Female Kindness

The milk of female kindness

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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.

Available from Amazon.


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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