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How To Be a Good Wife - kindle £1.79 today

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aprilbabe Tue 12-Feb-13 20:31:31

I was thinking about getting this when it comes out in paperback, but today it was reduced from over £6 on kindle to a bargain price of £1.79. It's a debut novel, looks pretty good from the reviews!

puds11isNAUGHTYnotNAICE Tue 12-Feb-13 21:53:51

I wouldn't buy it based on the title. Whats it about?

highlandcoo Tue 12-Feb-13 22:02:44

puds the title is ironic. Based on an old rule-book a woman feels she has to follow while under the control of a controlling husband.

I've read this book and the author came to talk at our book club recently.

It's a creepy thriller on a similar theme to Before You Go To Sleep and Room. Anyone who enjoyed these two books would enjoy it I think.

highlandcoo Tue 12-Feb-13 22:04:25

under the control of a controlling husband

My vocabulary appears to be a bit limited this evening ..

puds11isNAUGHTYnotNAICE Tue 12-Feb-13 22:11:43

Ah ok, I get you. I had suspicions it may have been ironic.

Samu2 Wed 13-Feb-13 10:44:14

It's a good book.

Very dark.

myflabberisgasted Wed 13-Feb-13 15:30:35

Thanks for the heads up OP, I have jut bought it.

I loved room and before I go to sleep so hopefully i'll love this one to!

TheMaskedHorror Thu 14-Feb-13 13:04:12

Thanks! just bought it too.

SPBInDisguise Thu 14-Feb-13 13:07:52

Have iPad but will look at this thanks, just my sort of thing

comfysofas Thu 14-Feb-13 14:49:09


comfysofas Thu 14-Feb-13 14:49:18

and thanks

comfysofas Thu 14-Feb-13 14:50:16

boo hoo too late.

aprilbabe Thu 14-Feb-13 20:41:49

comfysofas - that's a shame sad

Hope all those that did download it enjoys the book.

myflabberisgasted Fri 22-Feb-13 14:47:45

I've just finished this and it was very good.
I found it extremely creepy and was on the edge of my seat at some points!
Although I could have done with a better outcome at the end!!

FakePlasticLobsters Sat 23-Feb-13 10:01:29

I looked at this on Amazon before the release, because I read a review that sounded very good.

Then I completely forgot all about it, so when the emails started coming through suggesting it, I thought my DH had signed me up for something to make a point. He got a couple of very black looks before I remembered it was actually a book I'd wanted.

I did enjoy in very much, the ending left me furious but I think it was supposed to. I thought it was a very good look at a woman's place, historically, in a marriage and society and even as a mother.

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