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“Hello I’m Charlotte Wood, and this is from my novel Animal People – a 24 urban love story, with animals. This is the day Stephen is going to break up with Fiona, his girlfriend – but first he has to buy one of her daughters a birthday present.

The girls would be all right, he had already decided. Children were resilient. Adults did not like to accept this, but Stephen knew it to be true. Children understood more intelligently than adults that all things passed. They would bounce back. They would forget him in a couple of weeks.

Would Fiona ever let him see them again?

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