Horrid Boy

Polly Toynbee

  • Mother and Son by Jeremy Seabrook
    Gollancz, 189 pp, £6.95, October 1979, ISBN 0 575 02688 X

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.

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