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    It is my great pleasure to present Claire Adam’s debut novel Golden Child the second book on the SJP for Hogarth list coming January 2019 Golden Child is a perfect example of the kind of book I have always loved best it’s a story that bring

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    35 stars rounded upThis is the second book I’ve read this year with parents treating their children differently believing that one over the other has a better chance at a successful life believing that one is better than the other An awful thing really especially when a choice results in dire conseuences a choice that

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    Ok I’m not proud I will admit to reuesting this book on netgalley because of the celebrity tie in This Is the second book chosen by Sarah Jess

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    The premise of a favored child isn’t a new one but this story is uniue and set in Trinidad Twin boys are born Peter and Paul Peter is the family’s golden child the brilliant one with a bright future All of the family’s hopes and dreams for the future are pinned on him But Paul is different and difficult and branded “retarded” although he is not from oxygen deprivation during a difficult birth It’s 1980’s Trinidad a

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    A powerfully emotional reading experience I’ll forever treasureI was asked to organize a buddy read for this book by Goodreads and around the same time I was given the opportunity to join a blog tour I was all in Why? Because the first SJP for Hogarth book I read A Place for Us is one of the best most emotional books I’ve ever read and I

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    It’s hard to write about Golden Child without giving too much away I thought it was a superb little book but boy does it dredge up a lot of strong emotions Set in Trinidad the story focuses on Clyde and Joy and their twin

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    Myths of family something a familyy strongly believes which allows them to act and to make the decisions they feel are right The Deyalsinghs of Trinidad both Joy and Clyde the descendants of Indian immigrants have two sons teins Peter and Paul Though they love both Paul is considered slow due to deprivation of oxygen at birth Peter is the gollden child the smart one headed for success When the book opens a teen

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    A beautiful and unsettling tale alive with cultureClaire Adam’s debut is a story that will transport you to 1980s Trinidad with its descriptive writing I found the tropical setting of Trinidad to be uniue and fascinating T

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    I really wanted this to be very good after having read the first SJP for Hogarth pick and loving it but this was sorely lacking for meThis novel was set in Trinidad and it did give a real sense of place and life there and I was uite enjoying it at first the story of twin boys born with one twin having difficulty from the s

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    35 StarsSet in 1980’s Trinidad this gives the reader a somewhat raw but complete sense of time and place and the ins and outs of the life of this family Twin boys who are thirteen as this story takes place Paul was oxygen deprived during birth that affects his learning and the other twin Paul who excels in school and considered to be intellectually gifted As such Paul tends to get “positive” attention from those around himTheir hom

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Golden Child

The home Their two sons thirteen years old wake early every morning to travel to the capital Port of Spain for school They are twins but nothing alike Paul has always been considered odd while Peter is widely believed to be a genius destined for greatnessWhen Paul goes walking in the bush one afternoon and doesn't come home Clyde is forced to go looking for him this child who. It s hard to write about Golden Child without giving too much away I thought it was a superb little book but boy does it dredge up a lot of strong emotions Set in Trinidad the story focuses on Clyde and Joy and their twin sons Peter and Paul Peter is exceptionally academically talented Paul was born with his umbilical cord around his neck which leads his family to refer to him as retarded The ensuing family dynamics and unfolding events are heartbreaking and not for the feint of heart or for those who like tidy moral endings But I was very impressed with how Adam tells this story She brought me right into the characters heads and into their world on the island of Trinidad This is a book with a strong sense of character and place that left me with strong emotions This was also a great book to read as a buddy read with Diane and Angela Thank you to the publisher and Netgalley for an opportunity to read an advance copy On Tidy Endings looking for him this child who. It s hard to write about Golden Child without giving too much away I thought it was a superb Flat World Navigation little book but boy does it dredge up a A House of My Own Stories from My Life lot of strong emotions Set in Trinidad the story focuses on Clyde and Joy and their twin sons Peter and Paul Peter is exceptionally academically talented Paul was born with his umbilical cord around his neck which Under Her Command (The Bosss Pet, leads his family to refer to him as retarded The ensuing family dynamics and unfolding events are heartbreaking and not for the feint of heart or for those who El Gaucho Martín FierroLa vuelta de Martín Fierro like tidy moral endings But I was very impressed with how Adam tells this story She brought me right into the characters heads and into their world on the island of Trinidad This is a book with a strong sense of character and place that Fragonard Art and Eroticism left me with strong emotions This was also a great book to read as a buddy read with Diane and Angela Thank you to the publisher and Netgalley for an opportunity to read an advance copy

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Has caused him endless trouble already and who he has never really understood And as the hours turn to days and Clyde begins to understand Paul's fate his world shatters leaving him faced with a decision no parent should ever have to makeLike the Trinidadian landscape itself Golden Child is both beautiful and unsettling; a resoundingly human story of aspiration betrayal and lov. A beautiful and unsettling tale alive with cultureClaire Adam s debut is a story that will transport you to 1980s Trinidad with its descriptive writing I found the tropical setting of Trinidad to be uniue and fascinating The juxtaposition of the beauty and corruption was simultaneously disconcerting and alluring A Book that I believe will stay with me for a long time a book that asks many uestions and begs to be discussed I was so grateful that I had both my mom and my good friend Jennifer to talk about this book with after I finished There are some heartbreaking decisions made in this book but I believe the difference in culture and time had something to do with some tough choices I strongly encourage you to fine one of your best reading buddies and read this mesmerizing book1980s Trinidad a family of modest means just trying to survive Clyde the father works long hours at a petroleum company doing his absolute best to support his family Joy the mother stays home and takes care of her family twin boys Peter and Paul Peter is the golden child not just smart but a genius Paul was born with the cord around his neck depriving him of oxygen and ultimately leading to a learning disability Joy did what she could to make sure the boys were treated eually something that Clyde struggled with Cultural differences and an ill euipped school system lead to Paul being treated poorly something that was hard to read The family is ultimately face with a heart wrenching decision with no good answers The other people surrounding the family as well as Trinidad itself really lend a lot of conflict to this story The extended family does not always have the best of intentions and they are connected to some pretty shady people The corruption and crime of Trinidad also is a huge factor in this storyI was completely swept away by this compelling story The characters were so well drawn and colorful The storyline was very thought provoking and evoked many emotions I thoroughly enjoyed every minute I spend with this family on this island even though at times it was extremely uncomfortable and distressful A powerful story I won t soon forget I absolutely recommend this was one stunning audiobook that absolutely further immersed me in the story Obi Abili brought so much island flavor to the narration with his melodic island accent Seriously I could listen to him talk all day long Song Running Through My Head One love one heartLet s get together and feel all rightAs it was in the beginningSo shall it be in the endLet s get together and feel all rightLet them all pass all their dirty remarks one loveThere is one uestion I d really like to ask one heartIs there a place for the hopeless sinnerWho has hurt all mankind just to save his ownBelieve meOne love one heartLet s get together and feel all rightAs it was in the beginningSo shall it be in the endOne love one heartLet s get together and feel all rightLet s gethttpsmyoutubecomwatchvvdB 8eL A huge thank you too SJP for Hogarth for my copy of this book Instagram Twitter Blog

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A deeply affecting debut novel set in Trinidad following the lives of a family as they navigate impossible choices about scarcity loyalty and loveRural Trinidad a brick house on stilts surrounded by bush; a family uietly surviving just trying to live a decent life Clyde the father works long exhausting shifts at the petroleum plant in southern Trinidad; Joy his wife looks after. It is my great pleasure to present Claire Adam s debut novel Golden Child the second book on the SJP for Hogarth list coming January 2019 Golden Child is a perfect example of the kind of book I have always loved best it s a story that brings otherwise faraway places into focus and allows us to see the world in a new way illuminating with resounding empathy and humanity all the losses loves and profound truths of others lives In Claire s spare and elegant prose the remote country of Trinidad is brought to life with a simmering lyricism and uiet and secretive agony and the characters she s crafted feel real immediate and thrillingly truthful Golden Child is an important unforgettable story and I am honored to be able to share it with you

  • Hardcover
  • 281
  • Golden Child
  • Claire Adam
  • English
  • 23 September 2019
  • 9780525572992

About the Author: Claire Adam

Claire Adam was born and raised in Trinidad She lives in London