The Middle Years, Caught Between Children And Parents, Free Of Neither The Past Stretches Back Too Densely, It Is Too Thickly Populated, The Future Has Not Thinned Yet That Is The Emotional Territory Where Sit, Jelled, The Four Main Characters Of Drabble S New, Loose, London Based, Sympathetic, And Loopingly Optimistic Novel One S A Social Worker One A Journalist Who Lost An Arm Years Ago In Kurdistan One S A Doctor And Chiefly Although The Main Character Here Often Seems To Be The Ludicrously Resilient Nature Of Forty Ish Friendship Itself There Is Kate Armstrong A Magazine Columnist Who Was Early On The Bead Of Women S Subjects Menstruation, Battered Wives, Low Career Expectations , Kate Now In Her Forties Is Unsure Of What Lies Ahead She S Already Divorced Her Children Are About Ready To Leave She S Deeply, Inextricably Tangled In The Lives Of Her Friends The Doctor, Kate S Ex Lover, Is Married To Social Worker Evelyn All Three Are Friends Of One Armed Journalist Hugo And Kate Knows That What S Still To Come May Be Grim Death Of Children, Freak Violence, Aging, Unlovableness, Financial Insecurity But Finally She Chooses To Turn Herself Toward It With A Sort Of Scruffy, Disorganized Hopefulness Told Almost Completely In A Series Of Ruminations Kate S And Her Friends , The Book Has A Vulnerable, Occasionally Fey, But Almost Consistently Charming Lurch To It A Weather Of Look We Ve Come Through, A Gathered And Informal Warmth Indeed, With Each Succeeding Novel, Drabble Appears To Edge Ever Closer To Being E M Forster S Heir Rich Works, Turned And Molded By Helpless Circumstance, About The Apprehensions And Redemptions Of Staying Responsible And Though Nigh Plotless, Almost Sieve Like In Fact, This New Book Presses That Impression Deepest Kirkus Reviews
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- The Middle Ground
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- 14 February 2018 Margaret Drabble