Secondary characters are deliberately peripheral.
The book progresses slowly which made it take me a long time to read, but I'm so glad that stuck with it because it really is an amazing story about stress.
This beautifully crafted story explores the question of whether changing your life can bring the happiness you seek.
not really my kind of book, its a mid life crisis where as loose everything buy living above your means or let everything go to find a happiness you have not known 2 of the... Read morePublished 16 months ago by April Reynolds
I just can't feel any sympathy for the characters at all. I am only half way through the book and really struggling to finish it. Read morePublished 19 months ago by CLP
There was absolutely nothing in the first chapter to even hold my attention.........nothing but complaints about how bad life is. Spoiled rude kids. Read morePublished 20 months ago by ev
Couldn't finish,disliked every character except the mom. Snotty,unlikeable,teens, lowlife,immoral adults,plus I don't read profanity-filled trash! Read morePublished 20 months ago by C. Hall
This book tried very hard to make me stop reading but the story held my interest. There were a lot of typos, formatting issues and missing letters in words. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Ginny Martin
"Life is what happens to you," wrote John Lennon, "while you're busy making other plans." For James and Freya, the lead characters in Magdalena Ball's new book, "Black Cow," their... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Christina Hamlett
Will a tree change make any difference to a family living full of stress?
Will a tree change to a sustainable life be any less stressful? Read more
In this cunningly crafted novel Magdalena Ball takes us to the heart of a family floundering on the brink of self destruction. Read morePublished 22 months ago by cobaltangel
Black cow is a beautifully written story. This is the story of James and Freya Archer. Two successful people living high and large in Sydney Australia. Read morePublished 24 months ago by lady g