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The Cows Audiobook

The Cows

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Publisher's Summary

Fearlessly frank and funny, the debut adult novel from Dawn O'Porter needs to be talked about.

COW [n.] /kaʊ/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 her 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.

©2017 Dawn O'Porter (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

What the Critics Say

"A funny, smart, kind, incredibly truthful book about women...all the shame, judgement, envy and love that being alive and female entails." (Polly Vernon)
"Smart and insightful." (RED)
"Dawn's writing is addictive - fearless, beyond feisty and seriously funny." (Mel Giedroyc)
"Funny and excruciating. You'll think about it for weeks!" (Kristen Wiig)
"I loved it. Funny, moving, twisty.... Wow! I couldn't stop reading it." (Jill Mansell)

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    hollye 19/04/2017
    hollye 19/04/2017 Member Since 2012
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    "Fantastic!"

    I have been telling everyone I know about this fantastic book! I laughed, I wept, and above all I thought: this book is a wonderful window into the idiosyncrasies of womanhood, and the complex relationships we have with each other and ourselves. One of the best books I've picked up in a very long time. Dawn O'Porter's writing is witty, moving, and thought-provoking, and the narration is perfectly suited to the story. If in doubt, definitely give this a listen.

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    Bronagh 16/04/2017
    Bronagh 16/04/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Highly Recommend"

    Loved it! Such an empowering story of female solidarity, couldn't turn it off! Well done D O' P x

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    Gilly reeves 14/04/2017
    Gilly reeves 14/04/2017 Member Since 2013
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    "Brilliant and unexpected"

    Really enjoyed listening to this book
    I will definitely look out for more of dawns books

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  • Ruth F. Greenberg
    21/04/17
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    "Light yet poignant and completely engaging"

    A really good read that is well written and well-narrated. I highly recommend this very contemporary, funny, a little bit outrageous, engaging read that seems like a light "chick-flick" in book form but is actually an edgy feminist tale.

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  • ROBIN
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    20/04/17
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    "I listened to it anyway..."

    One of the reviews I read for this book said "cringe-worthy", and shortly into the story I realized it absolutely IS cringe-worthy... but I am SO glad I listened to it anyway! This book is unlike any I have ever read or listened to, and I am so glad that I didn't miss out. I cringed, I laughed out loud more than once, I found myself almost in tears at one point, and now I'm sad that it's over, but happy that I read it. Easily 5 stars

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