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The Gifted School by Bruce Holsinger

The Gifted School

Bruce Holsinger

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Imprint: Headline Review
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Publication date: 15 Oct 2019
ISBN: 9781472272010

A compulsively readable novel about a group of friends and parents destroyed by their own competitiveness when an exclusive school for gifted children opens in the community

4 stars out of 5
27 Oct 2019

"a funny and perceptive account of a dilemma that is being played out all over the globe"

The plot rips along, though the sporadic interjection of teenage social media posts feels clumsy and more suited to adolescent chick lit, and there are page-turning twists at the end... Even without the deeper psychological dive, this is a funny and perceptive account of a dilemma that is being played out all over the globe. It has more than a touch of Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies so I predict the next step will be a TV series – Desperate Parents? 

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