“a book that will keep you engrossed, opens your eyes and makes you think”
“Incredibly well-composed” and “very human” – Mrs Average Evaluates
“Appetite is one of the most entertaining and thought-provoking books I have ever read. Tackling some difficult, and often controversial, subject it is quite an eye opener. I’m sure everyone will relate to one of the characters or another.” – Chat about Books
“entertaining and thought-provoking” Appetite “left an impact on me for days” – Book Mood Reviews
“compelling, humourous, sensual and tasty” – The Novel Gent
“It has been intelligently written by an author who has clearly done her research… Appetite is definitely worth your time and money” – Whispering Stories
Because everyone hungers for something…
Food and Sex: two appetites the modern world stimulates, but also the ones we are expected to keep under control. But what happens when we don’t?
Embarking on an affair, lonely wife and mother Naomi blossoms sexually in a false spring while David, the fattest boy at the local comprehensive and best friend of her son, struggles to overcome bullying and the apathy of his divorced mother.
David finally starts to learn about the mechanisms of appetite through a science project set by his intelligent but jaded teacher, Matthew. David’s brave efforts to change himself open Matthew’s eyes to his activist girlfriend’s dangerous plans to blow up VitSip, a local energy-drink company where Naomi works.
At the mercy of their appetites, this exciting debut novel shows that some hungers can never be satisfied…