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May Contain Nuts

T in her placeWith his trademark comic eye for detail John O'Farrell has produced a funny and provocative book that will make you laugh cry and vow never to become that sort of parent And then you can pass it on to your seven year old because she really ought to be reading grown up novels by n Whilst there is no recognised blueprint for being a good parent there are some things that you instinctively know are

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Alice never imagined that she would end up like this Is she the only mother who feels so permanently panic stricken at the terrors of the modern world or is it normal to sit up in bed all night popping bubble wrap She worries that too much gluten and dairy may be hindering her children's menta The title comes from one of the characters who will not let her children eat anything at someone else home unless she

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L arithmetic She frets that there are too many cars on the road to let them out of the 4x4 Finally she resolves to take control and tackle her biggest worry of all her daughter is definitely not going to fail that crucial secondary school entrance exam Because Alice has decided to take the tes I m a big John O Farrell fan but this is my least favourite novel from him The whole premise of a woman choosing to ta


About the Author: John O'Farrell

John O'Farrell is the author of four novels The Man Who Forgot His Wife May Contain Nuts This Is Your Life and The Best a Man Can Get His novels have been translated into over twenty languages and have been adapted for radio and television He has also written two best selling history books An Utterly Impartial History of Britain and An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain as well a



10 thoughts on “May Contain Nuts

  1. says:

    Being confined to my sickbed with flu this was exactly the sort of reading material to guarantee if not a feelgood factor then certainly a feel much better factorWith at least four laughs per page this is a great satirefarce that is actually funny about middle class pretension and one upmanship when it comes to parenting and getting your chi

  2. says:

    A pretty fast and light read funny at times boring and preachy in others Satire titles freuently have that problem eh but I still like reading one every now and then to cleanse my palate a bit from my usual genr

  3. says:

    The title comes from one of the characters who will not let her children eat anything at someone else' home unless she reads the label because it may contain nuts the catch is she does not know if her child is allergic to nuts because the child has never had any but just in caseThe line under the book title is

  4. says:

    Funny witty and TOTALLY over the top In telling the story of a cliue of parents desperately trying to get their 11 year old

  5. says:

    I'm a big John O'Farrell fan but this is my least favourite novel from him The whole premise of a woman choosing to take an exam on her teenage daughter's behalf is unbelievable And the pushy parent jokes start to wear thin pretty uickly There's also a clear political message here ie state schools can offer a rou

  6. says:

    Oh did I laugh while I readWonderful funny witty I saw myself sometimes reflected in Alice even though I was not a mom yet but I could see myself freaking out already when I become one Great read for a lousy evening so it really cheers you up

  7. says:

    Having survived the hyper competitive world of private schools and the transition to state schools I can say hand on heart this is the funniest story ever The truth hurts

  8. says:

    Whilst there is no recognised blueprint for being a good parent there are some things that you instinctively know are just wrong And as any parent will know protecting your offspring from the darker side of the real world is a seemingly impossible task But just how far do you go to protect your precious children

  9. says:

    I felt kind of irritated by that book It is obvious the author is leaning to the left As a conseuence his characters are the caricatur

  10. says:

    From the opening pages in which Tony Blair is thrust on a long pole into a busy road from behind a parked car you know that you're in for a treat with this fantastic novel from John O'FarrellRegular readers of The Times' Slummy Mummy column will recognise the flavour as the heroine Alice Chaplin desperately trie

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