Park and Ride by Miranda Sawyer

Park and Ride

Miranda Sawyer

Gently amusing this is any easy read for those times when you want a book but can't make the effort to think. May strike a chord with those of you who grew up in the suburbs, in the 1980s, with a passion for while stilettos.

Extract

Besides, I needed to get out of my parents' house ... because they will keep doing that parent thing, going on about people you can't remember, and hoovering under your feet ... I couldn't stay any longer in its plump cushioned, repainted, flowery-bordered atmosphere with its particular scent: cat nibbles and carpet shampoo, mown lawns and Immac-ed legs, regularly Flashed lino ....

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