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My Phantoms by Gwendoline Riley review – broken familial bonds

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A mother and daughter’s tense relationship makes for a devastating, quietly brutal novel Inter-generational friction is hardly new, but it does feel like the tension between boomers and their millennial children is more fraught than usual. On the one hand, you have a cohort who own their homes and can look back on lives of travel and financial security; their children, however, are perma-renters eking out their existences in precarious jobs and frying their mental health with social media. It’s fertile ground for fiction and few have charted the territory better than
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