Reading progress update: I've read 73%.

The Children Act - Ian McEwan, Lindsay Duncan

*sighs*

 

What even are the chances

of an inept 18-year-old managing to follow a high court judge half-way across the country to a secluded manor somewhere in the countryside near Newcastle in a thunderstorm without a car or having any possibility of knowing where she was going

(show spoiler)

?

 

Gaaaah... 

 

I've just found another reason why I don't read McEwan.