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Her Giant Octopus Moment


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Funny and poignant exploration of motherhood and surrogacy

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Kay Langdale taught 20th century literature at St Edmund Hall, Oxford and worked for a Marketing Consultancy as an Account Handler. She lives in Oxfordshire with her family.


'Thought-provoking' ***** - Woman's OwnThis is both a comic and poignant read told via quirky prose, and is impossible to put down - ImageBrilliant new novel . . . impressively plausible and realistic . . . truly heartbreaking and yet life-affirming at the same time. A thoroughly enjoyable and light-hearted, engaging read. - welovethisbook.comSweet and sad and funny and thought-provoking - U magazineA poignant, at times funny, at times saddening book about morals and motherhood - Tatler IrelandA gripping, heart-rendering story. The characters are portrayed skilfully, especially Scout, who is a wonderful child . . . An extremely exciting and emotional read. - New BooksThe sympathetic understanding of her characters, the even-handed exposition of different types of mothering and the beauty of her crystal-clear prose all come together to make this a must read. - RedReadable, poignant . . . the author's skill is to woo the reader into empathising with conflicting viewpoints - The Sunday Times

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