The Children Act – Quotes

Abandonment While his back was turned to her she had a cold premonition of rejection, of the humiliation of being left for a young woman, of being left behind, useless and alone. Holding her gaze he said, ‘You know I love you.’ ‘But you’d like someone younger.’ ‘I’d like a sex life.’ Her cue to …

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The Children Act – Ian McEwan

This book broke my heart. I read it few weeks ago when spring was very far away (now it’s just far away), days were short and probably I was a bit more vulnerable, but this book really got to me. Fiona Maye is a judge in Family Division, she is married, has no children and …

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