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This book might be listed as a novel, but it read like a very engaging memoir
which I could not put down. Read more
This book was given to me as a gift. I was so deeply impressed and hooked early on. I lived in London during this time and raised my own daughter there. Read morePublished on July 13, 2011 by Stella Maris
I read constantly - two books at a time. I LOVE this book. I will own it. It captures a time of growing of up that happened for many, but will not be repeated. Socko!Published on May 11, 2011 by mayzey
This novel tells the life experiences of a young girl (Kitty) on the cusp of adulthood and her self-destructive "mummy" Marina. Read morePublished on July 23, 2009 by Nelaine Sanchez
Playing With the Grown-ups tells the story of Kitty who is growing up with a troubled family. Most of the family's trouble's center around her rather flighty mother, Marina. Read morePublished on March 21, 2009 by Grace L
It's not fair. How can Sophie Dahl be the granddaughter of the genius Roald Dahl, a certified supermodel AND an amazing author? Read morePublished on September 29, 2008 by Ms. Jerramy Fine
Sophie Dahl's Playing With the Grown Ups begins in modern day New York, where Kitty is sleeping peacefully in bed with her husband. Read morePublished on September 9, 2008 by Story Circle Book Reviews
I devoured this book. I so enjoyed it. At first, I wanted Kitty's, later I felt such dread and sadness for her.Published on June 24, 2008 by Sadie
Playing with Grown-Ups tells the coming of age story of a British girl, Kitty, with a troubled family. Read morePublished on May 11, 2008 by LH422