Also by this author: Never Mind (The Patrick Melrose Novels, #1), Bad News, Some Hope (The Patrick Melrose Novels, #3), At Last (Patrick Melrose #5)
Also in this series: Never Mind (The Patrick Melrose Novels, #1), Bad News, Some Hope (The Patrick Melrose Novels, #3), At Last (Patrick Melrose #5)
Published by Picador USA on April 1, 2012
Genres: Contemporary, Fiction
Format: Audiobook, Paperback
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Mother's Milk is the fourth of Edward St Aubyn's Patrick Melrose novels.Now a major Sky Atlantic TV series starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
The once illustrious, once wealthy Melroses are in peril. Caught up in the wreckage of broken promises, child-rearing, adultery and assisted suicide, Patrick finds his wife Mary consumed by motherhood, his mother in thrall to a New Age foundation, and his young son Robert understanding far more than he should. But even as the family struggles against the pull of its ever-present past, a new generation brings a new tenderness, and the possibility of change.
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