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Everything changes for the four Mellow children the day they find a book called Pleasuring on the shelf.

It is written by their liberal parents, features tasteful pastel illustrations of their lovemaking and has become a runaway best seller. Thirty years later, the book is set to be reissued, but the lives of the Mellow family are no longer the same: their children grapple with complicated 21st-century problems, and the iconic couple's perfect marriage has not run as smoothly as everyone has assumed....

©2005 Meg Wolitzer (P)2020 W F Howes

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"A fine, funny and wise writer." (Independent on Sunday)

"An entertaining and persuasive novel.” (Daily Telegraph)

"A cast-iron masterpiece." (David Baddiel, The Times)

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  • Louise
  • 10-05-2021

Not as good as The Wife

Sadly, not as good as The Wife. A rambling American story Of sexual angst. Tepid.

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