The Pure Gold Baby – Margaret Drabble – Quotes

Jess has not travelled much since Anna’s birth. She has left the field. As a student, she had pictured herself eagerly wandering the wide world. But she has been constrained by circumstance, like many women through the ages, constrained largely to an indoor terrain. Her daughter must come first, and for Jess maternity has no …

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The Pure Gold Baby – Margaret Drabble

This is the first book by Margaret Drabble I've read, but probably it won't be the last. I've had it on my Kindle for a while, it's cover deceptively bringing to mind a summer beach read, with the pram parked on the verge of the beach. As I was spending the last few days of …

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