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Mother: A Human Love Story

Written by Matt Hopwood / with Miranda Sawyer

£9.99

1695 in stock

Free UK Delivery
ISBN: 9781780275123
Published: 07 Mar 2019
Format: Paperback
Extent: 192
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Imprint: Birlinn
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About the Book

Compassion, nurturing and pain are at the heart of everyone’s story of mothers and motherhood.  In this book, Matt Hopwood presents a selection of deep, powerful stories of and by mothers which were told openly and bravely to him. Women, men, children, teenagers and centenarians tell their experiences of childhood, motherhood, birth, loss, yearning, fear, contentment, love and divinity. They tell of connection with Mother and the Mother instincts that reside in every human being.

Together, these stories, from as far afield as  the USA, Russia, Taiwan, and Europe as well as the UK, are a gift that help bring us to a deeper understanding of our humanity and the role of the intuitive feminine Mother that is so needed by every one of us.


The Author

Matt Hopwood

Matt Hopwood is a storyteller and a facilitator of sharing space. He is a graduate in Applied Anthropology from Goldsmith’s University, a former teacher and worked alongside community projects in Kenya, Palestine and Israel. He admits to having struggled to feel or express any emotions at all until he reached his 30s and, having decided to tackle this, he has made it his life’s mission to build, grow and enhance connections between people through their simple and vulnerable, precious stories of love.