Two young lovers run away, stealing money to buy a boat but inciting disaster wherever they turn.
➽ “I think we are all capable of horrible acts, depending on circumstances and surely we all sometimes wonder how far we would go given the situation.
“Baby explores this idea beautifully and looks at what happens when two regular people are placed slightly out of their comfort zones. I felt I was in no position to judge the characters’ actions as what would I have done if faced with their options (or lack thereof)?
“I am happy to hate a book, because it shows it was written well enough to move me into feeling something, but I felt neither love nor hate for Baby, hence my current reluctant fence sitting.
“I’ll be interested to see how I feel about this book in a month’s time. If I’m still pondering it, I’ll know it meant something. Or, will I have forgotten it completely?” – Rachel
Victoria University Press