The School Run - Sophie King Reviews
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by - written on 31/01/10 (Very useful, 59 readings)
The school run is a novel written by Sophie King. This is a pseuddonym for well known journalist Jane Bidder. who's articles can often be seen gracing the pages of national newspapers and magazines. The school run is her debut novel. I found that i was drawn to this novel as it is concerning the lives of seven different families who have to endevour to survive the school run every day. Being a mum of two school age children myself I thought this book maybe something that I could relate to and decided to borrow it from my local library. This paperback book is consists of 342 pages. These are broken down into 46 concise chapters. I like the fact that ... Read the complete review
by - written on 02/08/09, updated on 21/08/11 (Very useful, 144 readings)
The School Run was Sophie King's debut novel, and although she has gone on to write quite a few more, this was the first of her books that I had read. I was quite intrigued by the title, as I am also, by necessity, a school run mum, so I felt confident that I would relate to the subject matter. However, I can't say that I felt this when I started reading and in fact it took me a while to get into the book. It was definitely worth persevering with though as by about a third of the way in I could not put it down and, in fact, I read the last two hundred pages within twenty four hours which is almost unheard of for me! The School Run is really seven stories in ... Read the complete review
by - written on 14/12/08 (Very useful, 122 readings)
I picked up The School Run in my local library after spotting it on the shelves as being the same author as Mums at Home which I had enjoyed last year. It turns out that The School Run is the first novel Sophie King published back in 2005. The School Run is about seven different families who will all intermingle over the course of the books life span of a week, in ways that they would never imagine or dream about. I was intrigued at how the book was going to be told in a non confusing manner with so many characters in it as I read the blurb on the back, but was willing to give it a go. We meet Harriet who is married to a distant husband and ... Read the complete review
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