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Practically perfect? How a new kind of nanny novel nails parents’ angst and anger

11 mins | May 13, 2021
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Why the nanny is such a compelling character. Times have moved on from Mary Poppins: class, race, politics and power are at the heart of modern nanny novels that explore the complex relationship between working mothers and the women they pay to look after their children. Charlotte Northedge explores how the unique dynamics of child care make the nanny a timeless protagonist.
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