Five Forget Mother’s Day by @bruno_vincent #review @quercusbooks


Check out the book, Five Forget Mothers Day, by Bruno Vincent from this review on the Portobello Book Blog

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Five Forget Mother's Day (Enid Blyton for Grown Ups) by [Vincent, Bruno]

This review might be a little late for Mother’s Day no matter if you’re in the UK or USA/Canada but that’s entirely appropriate given the title. Also appropriate since my children gave me it for Mother’s Day but forgot they had it so gave me it a few days late! They did actually get me other gifts so they hadn’t forgotten entirely.

This Famous Five for grown-ups series continues to amuse me. Like many people, I loved The Famous Five books when I was young and it’s fun to read about the adults they might have turned into. In this book, the cousins are trying to find the perfect gift for Aunt Fanny to show her how much they appreciate her. George has managed to forget to buy gifts for her mother on several important occasions and is determined that this time she will remember.

This exchange between Anne and George…

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