[KINDLE] ❤ The Cows ➜ Dawn O'Porter – Thomashillier.co.uk


The Cows COW N Ka A Piece Of Meat Born To Breed Past Its Sell By Date One Of The Herd.Women Don T Have To Fall Into A Stereotype The Cows Is A Powerful Novel About Three Women In All The Noise Of Modern Life, Each Needs To Find Their Own Voice.It S About Friendship And Being Female.It S Bold And Brilliant.It S Searingly Perceptive.It S About Never Following The Herd.And Everyone Is Going To Be Talking About It.


10 thoughts on “The Cows

  1. says:

    Dawn O Porter gives us a story of women, middle aged, on a journey to discover and consolidate their identity and feel comfortable in their skins There is much humour, mayhem and comic touches although not all of it worked for me In that sense, for me, this was a mixed bag of a read, feeling uneven at times and too much, too much, at others The three women are Tara, single mother and television producer, Camie, a blogger and PA to a well known photographer, Stella The author puts them in a w Dawn O Porter gives us a story of women, middle aged, on a journey to discover and consolidate their identity and feel comfortable in their skins There is much humour, mayhem and comic touches although not all of it worked for me In that sense, for me, this was a mixed bag of a read, feeling uneven at times and too much, too much, at others The three women are Tara, single mother and television producer, Camie, a blogger and PA to a well known photographer, Stella The author puts them in a wide range of diverse scenarios, an embarrassing video that goes viral on social media, relationship with a toy boy, pregnancy, abortion andWe see the women struggle their way through what life throws at them, and stretched to the limit as they endeavour to handle their issues They are definitely not women who follow the herd I found this a funny and entertaining reading with a big dollop of the cringeworthy I appreciate...


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    As we sit down on the brightly coloured plastic bean bags, my faux leather trousers make an enormous fart sound Everyone, of course, knows what caused the noise, but I can sense an element of doubt, and possibly hope, that I did just humiliate myself with a real guff There is a pause for aroma, and when the air is confirmed clear, Adam starts the meeting Brilliant Gas humor gets me every single time.Well, fuck me where should I start The Cows is eccentrically perfect book about how it i As we sit down on the brightly coloured plastic bean bags, my faux leather trousers make an enormous fart sound Everyone, of course, knows what caused the noise, but I can sense an element of doubt, and possibly hope, that I did just humiliate myself with a real guff There is a pause for aroma, and when the air is confirmed clear, Adam starts the meeting Brilliant Gas humor gets me every single time.Well, fuck me where should I start The Cows is eccentrically perfect book about how it is to be a woman Nothing new there, right But ...


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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Not at all sure I ve chosen the right rating because I m uncertain whether to regard The Cows as a work of satiric fiction or a domestic drama about contemporary life The principal characters are women just crossing the threshold of middle age, tho their emotional age is about 16 They are employed on the margins of what is referred to as the creative sector Tara a producer ot television documentaries, Stella the PA for a famous photographer, Camie, a blogger who advocates for women t Not at all sure I ve chosen the right rating because I m uncertain whether to regard The Cows as a work of satiric fiction or a domestic drama about contemporary life The principal characters are women just crossing the threshold of middle age, tho their emotional age is about 16 They are employed on the margins of what is referred to as the creative sector Tar...


  4. says:

    Link to review heavy billing and a hefty amount of hype, The Cows is clearly a book with high ambitions It s certainly an interesting idea transferring the debate over whether or not a woman is defined by her ability to procreate down to the populist chick lit genre I had to raise an eyebrow though when the book kicked off with a dictionary definition of what a cow is but which fell into the common misconception that a heifer becomes a cow after Link to review heavy billing and a hefty amount of hype, The Cows is clearly a book with high ambitions It s certainly an interesting idea transferring the debate over whether or not a woman is defined by her ability to procreate down to the populist ...


  5. says:

    3.5 stars This novel is about 3 women, Tara, Stella and Cam.Tara is a single mother who makes online documentaries Cam is single and a feisty who is committed to being childless She writes a blog about women and their issues Stella is grieving the death of her sister, Alice, who had ovarian cancer.The contents of this novel might offend some people as it covers abortion, sex, periods and masterbation to name a few It tells about the dangers of videos going viral.I did enjoy this novel but s 3.5 stars This novel is about 3 women, Tara, Stella and Cam.Tara is a single mother who makes online documentaries Cam is single and a feisty who is committed to being childless She writes a blog about women and their issues Stella is ...


  6. says:

    This book caught my eye at the store, possibly because of it horrendous cover art but I picked it up and read the synopsis and first few pages anyway The introduction implies that society sees women either as pieces of meat or child bearers and that their quality as meat declines as soon as they have had children I knew I had to read it The Cows is the interconnected story of three very different women who have experienced sexism, but alsoor less subtle bullying from other women a This book caught my eye at the store, possibly because of it horrendous cover art but I picked it up and read the synopsis and first few pages anyway The introduction implies that society sees women either as pieces of meat or child bearers and that their quality as meat declines as soon as they have had children I knew I had to read it The Cows is the interconnected story of three very different women who have experienced sexism, but alsoor less subtle bullying from other women about their life choices Tara is a middle aged single mom working on Internet television documentaries Camilla is a blogger known for her strong opinions and liberated lifestyle Stella is the...


  7. says:

    The Cows is absolutely brilliant It made me laugh, cry, cringe with embarrassment, nod in agreement and left me feeling rather emotional, yet completely empowered by the end of it.This story focusses on three very different women who are initially unconnected, but gradually become a part of each other s lives due to events that in many ways are out of their control.Tara A single mum and successful career woman, thanks to her own mum helping to take care of her daughter for her.Cam A very co The Cows is absolutely brilliant It made me laugh, cry, cringe with embarrassment, nod in agreement and left me feeling rather emotional, yet completely empowered by the end of it.This story focusses on three very different women who are initially unconnected, but gradually become a part of each other s lives due to events that in many...


  8. says:

    i ve read some strange books in my time but this one takes the cake


  9. says:

    3.5I am going to start this review by saying that I didn t very much enjoy Dawn O Porter s first novel, Paper Aeroplanes Despite that, I was still excited when The Cows was made available to me through Netgalley I do like O Porter and her documentaries, and the blurb that accompanied this book sounded promising.This book has changed my opinion of O Porter as a novelist Like the little check ins with the Daily Mail online that many of us enjoy, it is addictive The book follows the story of th 3.5I am going to start this review by saying that I didn t very much enjoy Dawn O Porter s first novel, Paper Aeroplanes Despite that, I was still excited when The Cows was made avail...


  10. says:

    I received a copy of this book from Netgalley, in exchange for an honest review.A fabulously thinly veiled call to arms for women everywhere solidarity, sisters not judgement and jealousy Any book about feminism is usually of interest to me However, to refer to r The Cows as a simple feminist story would be to do it serious injustice It s an upbeat, wise cracking examination of how many females judge and bully one another particularly online and an overall message to remind us to a g I received a copy of this book from Netgalley, in exchange for an honest review.A fabulously thinly veiled call to arms for women everywhere solidarity, sisters not judgement and jealousy Any book about feminism is usually of interest to me However, to refer to r The Cows as a simple feminist story would be to do it serious injustice It s an upbeat, wise cracking examination of how many females judge and bully one another particularly online and an overall message to remind us to a get over it and b start supporting one another a lotAMEN TO THAT The book ce...


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