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The more you ignore me. / Jo Brand.

By: Brand, Jo.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2010Edition: Large print edition.Description: 296 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444800760; 1444800760.Subject(s): Parent and child -- Fiction | Children of the mentally ill -- Fiction | Mentally ill -- Family relationships -- Fiction | Mental illness -- Social aspects -- Fiction | Large type booksGenre/Form: Large type books. | Humorous fiction.Summary: Alice is five, old beyond her years and convinced she needs five personalities to cope. Her family, in a cottage in Herefordshire, are a bit weird. When her mother climbs naked onto the roof with Alice's pet guinea pig in her arms, she's whisked off to the local psychiatric hospital. Keith, Alice's father, is severely tested by his in-laws, whose disturbed behaviour terrifies the community. Alice's one hope, which gives meaning to her life, is Morrissey of The Smiths. She is desperate to see him sing live, but just as Morrissey seems within her grasp her mother contrives to reappear on the scene, dragging behind her a new man... Can mother and daughter be reconciled? Or is the stage set for more heartbreak than Alice can imagine?
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Growing up, Alice was convinced she needed five personalities to cope. Her family, tucked in a cottage in deepest Herefordshire, are a bit weird. When her mother Gina is whisked off to the local psychiatric hospital, the only thing that gives Alice's life hope and meaning is her love for Morrissey of The Smiths.

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Alice is five, old beyond her years and convinced she needs five personalities to cope. Her family, in a cottage in Herefordshire, are a bit weird. When her mother climbs naked onto the roof with Alice's pet guinea pig in her arms, she's whisked off to the local psychiatric hospital. Keith, Alice's father, is severely tested by his in-laws, whose disturbed behaviour terrifies the community. Alice's one hope, which gives meaning to her life, is Morrissey of The Smiths. She is desperate to see him sing live, but just as Morrissey seems within her grasp her mother contrives to reappear on the scene, dragging behind her a new man... Can mother and daughter be reconciled? Or is the stage set for more heartbreak than Alice can imagine?

Adult.

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