Sex, Lies and Family Ties

By 1970, nineteen year old Carol has begun to finally make sense of her life She rides a motorbike, drinks cider and has smoked her first joint, and experienced danger and on the day that Jim dies, Carol Hopcraft dances a jig in Mrs Hamilton s hallway When Carol learns of Jim s death, all the pain of the past floods back to haunt her Her friend Jacqueline, whom she hBy 1970, nineteen year old Carol has begun to finally make sense of her life She rides a motorbike, drinks cider and has smoked her first joint, and experienced danger and on the day that Jim dies, Carol Hopcraft dances a jig in Mrs Hamilton s hallway When Carol learns of Jim s death, all the pain of the past floods back to haunt her Her friend Jacqueline, whom she has relied on for so long, now has life changing issues as she comes to terms with her own sexuality Mad Frankie offers her the use of his van for the great rescue, his friendship and Meanwhile, Carol has to face up to the emotions bubbling back home, the constant jabbing and feinting between the teenager and her mother that has far sinister roots than her friends imagine And another Jim s death that of Jimi Hendrix hangs over her like a dark cloud Running along with this is a series of cameos from Carol s past, from the days of innocence through to the time she lost her childhood and learned to grow up fast Despite its dark subject matter this is also a story tinged with the wry humour of a young woman taking control of her own destiny
Sex Lies and Family Ties By nineteen year old Carol has begun to finally make sense of her life She rides a motorbike drinks cider and has smoked her first joint and experienced danger and on the day that Jim dies Ca

  • Title: Sex, Lies and Family Ties
  • Author: Sarah J. Graham
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  • Page: 487
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    • Jenny Barber said:
      Sep 20, 2018 - 18:28 PM

      On the face of it this is not a cheerful book to read as the tragedy of the lead's childhood experiences are slowly revealed and accentuated by the troubled lives of her friends. However Carol refuses to let any of that break her and throughout the darkness there is a stubborn thread of hope that brightens the way as she overcomes both the physical threats directed at her and the more pervasive societal pressures that try to entangle both her and her friends.There are deft moments of humour in t [...]

    • Barry Lillie said:
      Sep 20, 2018 - 18:28 PM

      A dark and gritty tale that focuses upon a handful of days in the life of a teenager in the 1970's and how those few days bring with them change and closure. Well written, compelling and deliciously dark. The sense of betrayal at the end was as sharp as a harridans' tongue. I'd recommend this book even to those not old enough to remember the era as there's very little to alienate a younger reader. The setting may be 70's but the story and content is still pertinent to society and the coming of a [...]

    • Ken Hillson said:
      Sep 20, 2018 - 18:28 PM

      A really moving account of a teenage girl in 1970, the year Jimi Hendrix died, the year the teenager's brother died. Very well written, a story that moves you along at a pace but you never feel rushed.

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