Book Review of Without a Backward Glance

Without a Backward Glance
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Wow! I must say this was a great book on a delicate subject matter. Regardless of how crazy you feel your :stay at home: housewife life may feel at some points and no matter what you feel you are missing out on, leaving just isn't an option. I don't feel men have the right to abandon their families either but a mother has more responsibility to her children. That said I think this was a very well written book. Especially for a first.
Well developed characters with chapters focusing on one member at a time and their current or past situation. A lot of storytelling from everyones point of view and some history that was just filler. You really get to know each character and their flaws and strengths.
The only thing I didn't realize about this book was that it took place in Australia and England so there is a lot of cultural reference some of which is hard to get used to. (this was my first "Australian book") She includes a glossary in the back for some of the slang terms.
Overall I really liked the book and look forward to reading her next one.