The Cactus: the New York bestselling debut soon to be a Netflix film starring Reese Witherspoon

Soon to be a Netflix Original starring Reese Witherspoon as control-queen Susan Green, who aged 45 falls unexpectedly pregnant, and real life in all its messiness shows her it's never too late to bloom.SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL STARRING REESE WITHERSPOONA REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK'I found myself laughing out loud at Susan's prickly character' Reese WitherspoonTHE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | SHORTLISTED FOR THE BEST FIRST NOVEL AWARD | A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICKPeople aren't sure what to make of Susan Green. Family and colleagues find her prickly and hard to understand - but Susan makes perfect sense to herself. Age 45, she thinks her life is perfect. She has a London flat which is ideal for one; a steady job that suits her passion for logic; and a personal arrangement providing cultural and other, more intimate, benefits. Yet suddenly faced with the loss of her mother and, implausibly, with the possibility of becoming a mother herself, Susan's greatest fear is being realised: she is losing control. And things can only get worse ... at least in Susan's eyes. This sparkling debut is a breath of fresh air with real heart and a powerful emotional punch. In Susan we find a character as exasperating and delightful as The Rosie Project's Don Tillman. An uncompromising feminist and a fierce fighter, it's a joy to watch her bloom.'Quirky, poignant and extremely readable' Sunday Mirror'Brilliantly comic' The Lady'Wonderfully funny and astute' Red'Funny, compelling, well-written...for fans of Marian Keyes who demand a bit of grit in their comic writing' Emerald Street

Product Overview
ISBN 9781473660632
Categories BX, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Movie, New Arrivals, WBD
Author(s) Sarah Haywood
Publisher John Murray Press
Weight 0.266 kg