Buy The Mother of Beauty by Nigel Andrew (ISBN: 9781953882158) from Amazon's Book Store. It succeeds as a brilliant study of a modern black woman, and as a lyrical and majestic portrait of her place in society." Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. A woman who gives birth? What, after all, is a mother? Mother, Mother is brilliantly twisted, engrossing, and makes those of us with "normal" parents thank our lucky stars. By tracing the life and upbringing of a young man named Mxolisi—a kind of amalgam of Biehl’s real-life killers—Magona works to show her readers the pernicious effects of colonialism and apartheid, which cause their victims to become “lost creatures of malice and destruction” (v). The work was translated into many languages, and was made into a number of films.

“The 'mothers' of this book's title refers to the gaggle of elderly churchgoing women who comment on the congregation around them, especially the trio of Nadia, Luke, and Aubrey. The unimaginable has happened to Marcia Williams. "Brit Bennett’s The Mothers is an engaging and assured debut novel of depth, and introspective power. Mother to Mother, however, sets out to render the murder comprehensible (if not excusable). The story follows two teenagers, Nadia and Luke, who fall in love as teenagers and how they come together and fall apart over the years. Praise for The Mother-in-Law: One of: People Magazine's "People Pick" PopSugar's "30 Must-Read Books of 2019" Bustle's "Best Books of April" Refinery29's "Best Books of April 2019" Oprah Magazine's "15 Best Beach Reads of the Year So Far" "A deliciously entertaining novel about one woman's complicated relationship with her mother-in-law that ends in death. This is also a novel about a community and a church community and a friendship between Nadia and her best friend Aubrey, and the sorrows of motherless girls. The author of the critically acclaimed A Cupboard Full of Coats makes her hardcover debut with a provocative and timely novel about an emotionally devastated mother’s struggle to understand her teenage son’s death, and her search for meaning and hope in the wake of incomprehensible loss.. It also is a great insight into 'how a mother does Not want to be'. But the book also has some very interesting things to say about the desire to be a mother, and the state of motherhood itself. Mother (Russian: Мать) is a novel written by Maxim Gorky in 1906 about revolutionary factory workers.

The Mothers is harrowing and hypnotic, a page-turner that makes the reader long to know what ultimately happens to this couple at the end. The Mother is part story of a mother’s grief, part courtroom drama, part portrait of grief’s impact on a marriage, and part statement about race, poverty, and what happens to people born into a … The Mothers is an outstanding, engaging debut novel. The tricks and guilt trips mothers use, the tactics to get their way, and characters revealed through the games they play (ed). A twisty, compelling novel about one woman's complicated relationship with her mother-in-law that ends in murder... From the moment Lucy met her husband's mother… This is a book that is crammed full of quotes from people about their mothers. —Chigozie Obioma, author of The Fishermen “Brit … But The Mothers is about more than that -- it refers to the concept of motherhood, whether real, lost, aborted, adoptive, or conflicted. It was first published, in English, in Appleton's Magazine in 1906, then in Russian in 1907. How they felt about them, idolized them, viewed them, and revered them. Mother, Mother by Koren Zailckas is the exploration of a family who's matriarch is possibly one of the most vile, nutcases I have read in a long time.