The Trophy Child

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Karen Bloom expects perfection. Her son, Ewan, has been something of a disappointment and she won’t be making the same mistake again with her beloved, talented child, Bronte. Bronte’s every waking hour will be spent at music lessons and dance classes, doing extra schoolwork and whatever it takes to excel. But as Karen pushes Bronte to the brink, the rest of the family crumbles. Karen’s husband, Noel, is losing himself in work, and his teenage daughter from his first marriage, Verity, is becoming ever more volatile. The family is dangerously near breaking point.

When someone murders a notorious "tiger mother," an intrepid detective with a secret must investigate the plethora of ... Trophy Child: A gifted child whose parents parade him/her around—e.g., by making him/her play a musical instrument—to impress others and enhance the parent(s)' status among their peers The child learns from the very beginning what is necessary to capture the interest and maintain the positive regard of the narcissistic parent. She quickly learns to stifle her own desires, her authentic self, and to become the shiny, attractive trophy child that will make her parent feel good. The Trophy Child is gripping, darkly funny and bound to induce spasms of guilt in even the least pushy parent.

I can't remember the last time I was so enthralled. I want to stand on a mountain top and tell everyone to read this brilliant novel.