Esther Freud

Esther Freud is a British author, born on May 2, 1963. She is best known for her novel 'Hideous Kinky', which was later adapted into a film starring Kate Winslet. Freud is also recognized for her other works such as 'Peerless Flats' and 'Mr Mac and Me'. She is the daughter of painter Lucian Freud and the great-granddaughter of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud.


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  1. 1. Hideous Kinky

    A young woman travels to Morocco with her two daughters in search of a more fulfilling and adventurous life. The novel explores the experiences of the two young girls as they navigate this new and unfamiliar culture, their mother's search for spiritual enlightenment, and their struggles with poverty. The narrative is a poignant exploration of childhood innocence, the complexities of motherhood, and the clash of cultures.