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Comfort and Joy by India Knight
Comfort and Joy by India Knight
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1.0 out of 5 stars Truly Horrible...., 7 Jan 2012
As the other reviewers I have been a great fan of India Knight's previous novels and columns. I really enjoyed 'Life on a Plate' and was so excited to see this follow on a decade on. Oh the disappointment! Having read 'Life..' I knew it was be upper middle class and london-centic. Previously, this had been nicely handled and made for a nice bit of escapism. There is little comfort or joy in her new offering. I thought it was only me! It is spiteful, snobbish and breathtakingly vile. I battled thought as I thought Clara, the protagist, may be on course to a nervous breakdown which, in part, could forgive the rabid, hateful 'soundbites'. I am so sad, as I really wanted to enjoy it. So… Read more