Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee is a columnist on the Guardian.

Horrid Boy

Polly Toynbee, 17 April 1980

If some test-tube baby of the future, or some creature born of spontaneous generation, wanted to know something about mothers, I might recommend Mother and Son for at least one view of that relationship. But for the rest of us, who already know a bit about mothers, most of it comes as less than a revelation.

Kith, Kin and Cuckoo

Susan Fromberg Schaeffer, 5 December 1985

In Lost Children Polly Toynbee has, for reasons she never makes clear, interviewed many – she does not say how many – adopted children who, after the Children’s Act of 1975 was...

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