The Other Husband

The Other Husband
Author: Kathryn Croft
Publsiher: Canelo
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021-10-14
ISBN 10: 1800325185
ISBN 13: 9781800325180
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Other Husband Book Review:

One dinner party will destroy everything. The night that throws a wrecking ball into Abby’s life starts out perfectly at first. There’s still a hint of summer sun in the purple-streaked sky. Abby and her best friend, Sienna, look on fondly as their two husbands laugh under the garden gazebo. None of them know it’s the last time they will be together again. What starts out as just a little fun, has devastating consequences for the couples. Alone with Sienna’s husband, Greg, Abby finds him unexpectedly charming. And something happens that night that neither she nor Greg can take back. Abby is desperate to tell her husband and Sienna the truth, but can’t risk Greg sharing what he knows about her. She has no choice but to keep quiet. Then Greg suddenly disappears. Is her best friend’s husband simply running from his secrets? Or has someone decided they can’t risk that he may share theirs? The most gripping and twisty psychological thriller you’ll read this year from #1 bestseller Kathryn Croft. Perfect for readers who loved Gone Girl or The Girl on the Train. What everyone is saying about Kathryn Croft: ‘I loved the story-telling voice behind this intriguing domestic drama which takes you to the heart of its characters. Intelligently written.' Jane Corry, author of The Lies We Tell ‘An extremely twisty plot centring around the disappearance of a central character... the plots twists all over the place with a final one which took me completely by surprise. A well written, enjoyable thriller.’ Lesley Sanderson, author of The Birthday Weekend ‘OMG Kathryn Croft has done it again!!! I devoured this book in two days!!! ... From the beginning to end kept in suspense and shock. I really didn’t see any of it coming.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘I proudly hand over 5 twisty messed-up stars to this book!!! I loved this and all the WTF moments... It was so freakin’ cool to read! Oh let’s just say... THAT ending!... 5 Stars from me!!!’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Oh, what a great ride this book was... her best book yet! She writes a great story... keeps you guessing right to the very end! I absolutely loved this book... can’t wait to see what she comes up with next!’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘My 1st book from this author and I loved it... a page-turner... the twist is explosive... Read it in two days... very gripping and emotional... will be reading more from this author.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Kept me on the edge of my seat... A story of secrets and lies with many twists and turns. A very enjoyable read that I read in one day as I couldn't put it down.’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘A great psychological thriller that had me guessing until the very end... Family secrets, lies and twists made this a page turner that I didn't want to put down. 5 twisty stars from me!’ Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘A very gripping read and I was shocked at the end. Unputdownable.’ NetGalley review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘So many twists and turns! ... Hard to put down and worth every moment.’ NetGalley review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘This book had me guessing right up until the very last chapter ... I couldn’t put it down. A perfect thriller!’ NetGalley review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘Wow! Wow! Wow! Kathryn Croft at her best’ NetGalley review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘I read it in one day ... The ending is also fantastic and is a real gut punch for the reader. Highly recommended, a must-read novel!’ NetGalley review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ ‘A captivating, gripping read, very very highly recommended and definitely going to be one of my favourite reads of this year.’ NetGalley review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

The Time Traveler s Wife

The Time Traveler s Wife
Author: Audrey Niffenegger
Publsiher: Night Bookmobile Editions
Total Pages: 424
Release: 2021-04-30
ISBN 10: 0578889412
ISBN 13: 9780578889412
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Time Traveler s Wife Book Review:

A most untraditional love story, this is the celebrated tale of Henry DeTamble, a dashing, adventuresome librarian who inadvertently travels through time, and Clare Abshire, an artist whose life takes a natural sequential course. Henry and Clare’s passionate affair endures across a sea of time and captures them in an impossibly romantic trap that tests the strength of fate and basks in the bonds of love. “Niffenegger’s inventive and poignant writing is well worth a trip” (Entertainment Weekly).

The Husband

The Husband
Author: Dean Koontz
Publsiher: Bantam
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2007-06-15
ISBN 10: 0307414329
ISBN 13: 9780307414328
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Husband Book Review:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER We have your wife. You get her back for two million cash. On an ordinary afternoon, an ordinary man, a gardener of modest means, gets a phone call out of his worst nightmare. The caller is dead serious. He doesn’t care that Mitch can’t raise that kind of money. If she’s everything to you, then you’ll find a way. Mitch loves his wife more than life itself. He’s got sixty hours to prove it. He has to find the two million by then. But he’ll pay a lot more. He’ll pay anything. BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Dean Koontz's The City.

The New Husband

The New Husband
Author: D.J. Palmer
Publsiher: St. Martin's Press
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2020-04-14
ISBN 10: 1250107512
ISBN 13: 9781250107510
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The New Husband Book Review:

The New Husband is a riveting thriller about the lies we tell ourselves from D. J. Palmer, the author of Saving Meghan. What makes Simon Fitch so perfect? -He knows all her favorite foods, music, and movies. -Her son adores him. He was there when she needed him most. -He anticipates her every need. -He would never betray her like her first husband. The perfect husband. He checks all the boxes. The question is, why? Nina Garrity learned the hard way that her missing husband, Glen, had been leading a double life with another woman. But with Glen gone—presumably drowned while fishing on his boat—she couldn't confront him about the affair or find closure to the life he blew apart. Now, a year and a half later, Nina has found love again and hopes she can put her shattered world back together. Simon, a widower still grieving the death of his first wife, thinks he has found his dream girl in Nina, and his charm and affections help break through to a heart hardened by betrayal. Nina's teenage son, Connor, embraces Simon as the father he wishes his dad could have been, while her friends see a different side to him, and they aren't afraid to use the word obsession. Nina works hard to bridge the divide that’s come between her daughter and Simon. She wants so badly to believe her life is finally getting back on track, but she’ll soon discover that the greatest danger to herself and her children are the lies people tell themselves.

Another Woman s Husband

Another Woman s Husband
Author: Gill Paul
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2018-08-21
ISBN 10: 006284329X
ISBN 13: 9780062843296
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Another Woman s Husband Book Review:

As the world mourns the loss of Diana, Princess of Wales, one young woman uncovers a forgotten story of passion, betrayal, and a scandal surrounding the British crown in this unforgettable novel by the bestselling author of The Secret Wife. Two women who challenged the Crown. Divided by time. Bound by a secret... 1911: When fifteen-year-old Mary Kirk meets Wallis Warfield at summer camp, she’s immediately captivated by her fearless, brazen, and self-assured personality. And Wallis has a way with the boys who are drawn to her like moths to a flame. Though Mary’s family isn’t crazy about her new best friend, she steadfastly stands by her side—even years later when they’re adults and rumors swirl about Wallis and her reckless behavior with none other than the Prince of Wales. But when Mary’s loyalty to Wallis comes into question, their friendship will be put to the ultimate test. 1997: After a romantic proposal in Paris, Rachel and her fiancé Alex are in a cab when suddenly the car ahead crashes. They’re stunned to learn Princess Diana is in the car. By the wreckage, Alex finds a heart pendant with an engraved letter “J” and Roman numerals XVII and gives it to Rachel to hold. Haunted by the crash and Diana’s subsequent death, Rachel is intrigued when she discovers that Di had visited the last home of Wallis, the Duchess of Windsor, only hours before the accident. Eventually, the revelation of a long-forgotten link to Wallis Simpson leads Rachel to the truth behind a scandal that shook the world...

It s Always the Husband

It s Always the Husband
Author: Michele Campbell
Publsiher: St. Martin's Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2017-05-16
ISBN 10: 1250081823
ISBN 13: 9781250081827
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

It s Always the Husband Book Review:

"If you loved Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies, put this thriller on the top of your list...you won’t be sure “whodunit” until the very (shocking) end.” —Today *Named one of "50 Best Books for the Beach" by Coastal Living *Named one of "7 Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down This Month" by InStyle *Named one of "6 Books to Cure Your Little Big Lies Withdrawal" by Elle.com *Named one of "20 Must-Read Books for Spring 2017" by Redbook *Named one of "8 Thrillers You Will Devour This Summer" by BuzzFeed Kate, Aubrey, and Jenny first met as college roommates and soon became inseparable, despite being as different as three women can be. Kate was beautiful, wild, wealthy, and damaged. Aubrey, on financial aid, came from a broken home, and wanted more than anything to distance herself from her past. And Jenny was a striver—brilliant, ambitious, and determined to succeed. As an unlikely friendship formed, the three of them swore they would always be there for each other. But twenty years later, one of them is standing at the edge of a bridge, and someone is urging her to jump. How did it come to this? Kate married the gorgeous party boy, Aubrey married up, and Jenny married the boy next door. But how can these three women love and hate each other? Can feelings this strong lead to murder? When one of them dies under mysterious circumstances, will everyone assume, as is often the case, that it’s always the husband? A suspenseful, absorbing novel that examines the complexities of friendship, It’s Always the Husband will keep readers guessing right up to its shocking conclusion. Praise for It's Always the Husband: “A page-turning whodunnit that will speak to anyone who’s ever had a frenemy.” –Ruth Ware, bestselling author of The Woman in Cabin Ten "This book is perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty's Big Little Lies." –Redbook Magazine "Fans of Ruth Ware and Gillian Flynn meet your next obsession." —BuzzFeed "In the tradition of Big Little Lies comes the excellently titled It's Always the Husband, a thriller about three friends–frenemies, really–who met as college roommates." –New York Post

The Missing Husband

The Missing Husband
Author: Natasha Boydell
Publsiher: Open Road Media
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2021-05-12
ISBN 10: 1504069595
ISBN 13: 9781504069595
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Missing Husband Book Review:

How would you cope if your husband disappeared? One woman discovers just that in this bestselling domestic thriller debut. Kate and Pete have been the perfect couple ever since they were teenagers. Fifteen years later they have two young daughters, live in a beautiful London townhouse, and seem like they have it all. But one day, Pete leaves for work and never comes home. In a note Kate discovers, he confesses that he’s been unhappy for a long time and that he’s met someone else. Distraught, Kate later learns that he has left everything, including his mobile phone, behind and sets out to learn the truth about her husband’s disappearance. But is she prepared for what she will learn? When nothing is as it seems, who can you trust? “There is a lot to absorb and I soaked it all up like a sponge, round each twist and turn finding myself completely engrossed in the lives of this couple, both together and apart. This is beautifully and cleverly created, different to any other book I’ve read; expertly written—especially for a debut—I was hooked from the first word right up until the very last and it’s one of those novels which has played at the back of my mind ever since.” —Grace J Reviewerlady

My Husband s Lesbian Boss

My Husband s Lesbian Boss
Author: Amanda Clover
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 287
Release: 2018-07-28
ISBN 10: 9781717931429
ISBN 13: 1717931421
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

My Husband s Lesbian Boss Book Review:

This complete scorching journey of lesbian exploration between a submissive younger woman and her husband's beautiful older boss includes a foreword from the author, a NEW epilogue, and steamy UNCENSORED cover art.Audrey never imagined she would be seduced into a lesbian affair by an older woman. When she met her husband's billionaire boss, Valerie, she knew at first kiss that her life was never going to be the same. Audrey and Valerie embarked upon a hot and stormy romance spanning the globe and ten books, plus an all new epilogue to their erotic romance.This extravagant adventure from Korea to Monaco to Paris, France, features shocking revelations, steamy nights, and a love that can endure a typhoon.

The Wives

The Wives
Author: Tarryn Fisher
Publsiher: Harlequin
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2019-12-30
ISBN 10: 1488054355
ISBN 13: 9781488054358
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Wives Book Review:

An Instant Bestseller! The New York Times USA Today The Globe and Mail The Toronto Star New York Times bestselling author Tarryn Fisher delivers a pulse-pounding, fast-paced suspense novel that will leave you breathless. A thriller you won’t be able to put down! Imagine that your husband has two other wives. You’ve never met the other wives. None of you know each other, and because of this unconventional arrangement, you can see your husband only one day a week. But you love him so much you don’t care. Or at least that’s what you’ve told yourself. But one day, while you’re doing laundry, you find a scrap of paper in his pocket—an appointment reminder for a woman named Hannah, and you just know it’s another of the wives. You thought you were fine with your arrangement, but you can’t help yourself: you track her down, and, under false pretenses, you strike up a friendship. Hannah has no idea who you really are. Then Hannah starts showing up to your coffee dates with telltale bruises, and you realize she’s being abused by her husband. Who, of course, is also your husband. But you’ve never known him to be violent, ever. Who exactly is your husband, and how far would you be willing to go to find out? And who is his mysterious third wife? “Nail-biting, heart-clenchingly good.”—New York Times bestselling author Alexandra Torre “[A] lightning-fast plot.”—Kirkus “Suspense fans will be rewarded.”—Publishers Weekly “Some sharp twists.”—Booklist Don’t miss An Honest Lie, the next gripping, unputdownable, twist-filled thriller from Tarryn Fisher! Looking for more great reads by Tarryn Fisher? Be sure to check out The Wrong Family.

The Lost Husband

The Lost Husband
Author: Katherine Center
Publsiher: Random House Digital, Inc.
Total Pages: 292
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 0345507940
ISBN 13: 9780345507945
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Lost Husband Book Review:

After the sudden loss of her husband, Libby Moran, falling on hard times, gets an unexpected chance to start over when an estranged aunt offers her a job and a place to live on a goat farm where she and her children discover that country life isn't quite what they expected--but is just what they need. Original.

The Perfect Husband

The Perfect Husband
Author: Lisa Gardner
Publsiher: Bantam
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2004-09-28
ISBN 10: 0553900862
ISBN 13: 9780553900866
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Perfect Husband Book Review:

What would you do if the man of your dreams hides the soul of a killer? Jim Beckett was everything she'd ever dreamed of . . . But two years after Tess married the decorated cop and bore his child, she helped put him behind bars for savagely murdering ten women. Even locked up in a maximum security prison, he vowed he would come after her and make her pay. Now the cunning killer has escaped—and the most dangerous game of all begins. . . . After a lifetime of fear, Tess will do something she's never done before. She's going to learn to protect her daughter and fight back, with the help of a burned-out ex-marine. As the largest manhunt four states have ever seen mobilizes to catch Beckett, the clock winds down to the terrifying reunion between husband and wife. And Tess knows that this time, her only choices are to kill—or be killed.

My Other Husband

My Other Husband
Author: Dorothy Koomson
Publsiher: Headline Review
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2022-08-18
ISBN 10: 9781472277381
ISBN 13: 1472277384
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Husbands

The Husbands
Author: Chandler Baker
Publsiher: Flatiron Books
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2021-08-03
ISBN 10: 1250319528
ISBN 13: 9781250319524
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Husbands Book Review:

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK “Chandler Baker, queen of the feminist thriller, has delivered once again! The Husbands is a poignant exploration of what it would take for women to have it all." —Sally Hepworth, bestselling author of The Good Sister To what lengths will a woman go for a little more help from her husband? Nora Spangler is a successful attorney but when it comes to domestic life, she packs the lunches, schedules the doctor appointments, knows where the extra paper towel rolls are, and designs and orders the holiday cards. Her husband works hard, too... but why does it seem like she is always working so much harder? When the Spanglers go house hunting in Dynasty Ranch, an exclusive suburban neighborhood, Nora meets a group of high-powered women—a tech CEO, a neurosurgeon, an award-winning therapist, a bestselling author—with enviably supportive husbands. When she agrees to help with a resident’s wrongful death case, she is pulled into the lives of the women there. She finds the air is different in Dynasty Ranch. The women aren’t hanging on by a thread. But as the case unravels, Nora uncovers a plot that may explain the secret to having-it-all. One that’s worth killing for. Calling to mind a Stepford Wives gender-swap, New York Times bestselling author of Whisper Network Chandler Baker's The Husbands imagines a world where the burden of the “second shift” is equally shared—and what it may take to get there. “Utterly engrossing and thoroughly timely, The Husbands is both a gripping, well-crafted mystery and an insightful critique of motherhood and marriage in the modern age--working mothers everywhere will feel seen in the best possible way.” —Kimberly McCreight, New York Times bestselling author of A Good Marriage

The Echo Wife

The Echo Wife
Author: Sarah Gailey
Publsiher: Tor Books
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2021-02-16
ISBN 10: 1250174651
ISBN 13: 9781250174659
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Echo Wife Book Review:

Sarah Gailey's The Echo Wife is “a trippy domestic thriller which takes the extramarital affair trope in some intriguingly weird new directions.”--Entertainment Weekly I’m embarrassed, still, by how long it took me to notice. Everything was right there in the open, right there in front of me, but it still took me so long to see the person I had married. It took me so long to hate him. Martine is a genetically cloned replica made from Evelyn Caldwell’s award-winning research. She’s patient and gentle and obedient. She’s everything Evelyn swore she’d never be. And she’s having an affair with Evelyn’s husband. Now, the cheating bastard is dead, and both Caldwell wives have a mess to clean up. Good thing Evelyn Caldwell is used to getting her hands dirty. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Her Fearful Symmetry

Her Fearful Symmetry
Author: Audrey Niffenegger
Publsiher: Knopf Canada
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2009-10-06
ISBN 10: 030737310X
ISBN 13: 9780307373106
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Her Fearful Symmetry Book Review:

Another brilliant, original and moving novel from the author of The Time Traveler’s Wife. Julia and Valentina Poole are normal American teenagers — normal, at least, for identical “mirror” twins who have no interest in college or jobs or possibly anything outside their cozy suburban home. But everything changes when they receive notice that an aunt whom they didn’t know existed has died and left them her amazing flat in a building by Highgate Cemetery in London. They feel that at last their own lives can begin … but they have no idea that they’ve been summoned into a tangle of fraying lives, from the OCD-suffering crossword setter who lives above them to their aunt’s mysterious and elusive lover who lives below them, and even to their aunt herself, who never got over her estrangement from the mother of the girls — her own twin — and who can’t even seem to quite leave her flat….

The Good Husband

The Good Husband
Author: Gail Godwin
Publsiher: Fawcett
Total Pages: 468
Release: 1995
ISBN 10: 0345396456
ISBN 13: 9780345396457
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Good Husband Book Review:

The brilliant, charismatic Magda Danvers had once taken the academic world by storm with her controversial book, "The Book of Hell," and now, gravely ill, she still influences and transforms the lives of those around her

My One Week Husband

My One Week Husband
Author: Lauren Blakely
Publsiher: Lauren Blakely Books
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2021-02-17
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: 9182736450XXX
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

My One Week Husband Book Review:

A week-long trip. A fake marriage. And seven delicious nights with only one bed in the hotel room. He's my business partner, my good friend, and the man I've craved for years. But I've resisted the sexy Brit, and I plan to keep up my walls because I've been there, done that, and I know how much it hurts when you let someone into your heart. Then an opportunity comes along for us to snag the business deal of a lifetime. The catch? We need to pretend we're married to pull off this high-stakes deal. So the clever, charming man with secrets a mile deep becomes my temporary husband, as we travel around Europe. Soon, we fall into bed, tangled together like newlyweds who can't keep their hands off each other. One week to explore our fantasies, then we return to who we were. But when I learn the dark secrets he's been keeping, I doubt we can go back. Because they change everything. My One-Week Husband is a standalone.

My Husband s Wife

My Husband s Wife
Author: Jane Corry
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2017-01-31
ISBN 10: 0735220972
ISBN 13: 9780735220973
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

My Husband s Wife Book Review:

“[A] must-read thriller . . . My Husband’s Wife has an ending that will change the way you view marriage forever.” —Bustle “If you loved Gone Girl and The Talented Mr. Ripley, you’ll love My Husband’s Wife. It’s got every thriller’s trifecta: love, marriage, and murder.” —Parade “The novel’s plot is as provocative as its title.” —The Washington Post From the bestselling author of The Dead Ex, a deliciously addictive psychological thriller about the powerful effects of little white lies on three intertwined lives--and when those secrets become deadly When young lawyer Lily marries Ed, she’s determined to make a fresh start and leave the secrets of the past behind. But then she takes on her first murder case and meets Joe, a convicted murderer to whom Lily is strangely drawn—and for whom she will soon be willing to risk almost anything. But Lily is not the only one with secrets. Her next-door neighbor Carla may be only nine, but she has already learned that secrets are powerful things. That they can get her whatever she wants. When Lily finds Carla on her doorstep twelve years later, a chain of events is set in motion that can end only one way.

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2017-06-13
ISBN 10: 150113924X
ISBN 13: 9781501139246
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo Book Review:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “If you’re looking for a book to take on holiday this summer, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo has got all the glitz and glamour to make it a perfect beach read.” —Bustle From the New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones & the Six—an entrancing and “wildly addictive journey of a reclusive Hollywood starlet” (PopSugar) as she reflects on her relentless rise to the top and the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine. Aging and reclusive Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now? Monique is not exactly on top of the world. Her husband has left her, and her professional life is going nowhere. Regardless of why Evelyn has selected her to write her biography, Monique is determined to use this opportunity to jumpstart her career. Summoned to Evelyn’s luxurious apartment, Monique listens in fascination as the actress tells her story. From making her way to Los Angeles in the 1950s to her decision to leave show business in the ‘80s, and, of course, the seven husbands along the way, Evelyn unspools a tale of ruthless ambition, unexpected friendship, and a great forbidden love. Monique begins to feel a very real connection to the legendary star, but as Evelyn’s story near its conclusion, it becomes clear that her life intersects with Monique’s own in tragic and irreversible ways. “Heartbreaking, yet beautiful” (Jamie Blynn, Us Weekly), The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is “Tinseltown drama at its finest” (Redbook): a mesmerizing journey through the splendor of old Hollywood into the harsh realities of the present day as two women struggle with what it means—and what it costs—to face the truth.

Girl Woman Other

Girl  Woman  Other
Author: Bernardine Evaristo
Publsiher: Grove Press
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2019-11-05
ISBN 10: 0802156991
ISBN 13: 9780802156990
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Girl Woman Other Book Review:

NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE “A must-read about modern Britain and womanhood . . . An impressive, fierce novel about the lives of black British families, their struggles, pains, laughter, longings and loves . . . Her style is passionate, razor-sharp, brimming with energy and humor. There is never a single moment of dullness in this book and the pace does not allow you to turn away from its momentum.” —Booker Prize Judges Bernardine Evaristo is the winner of the 2019 Booker Prize and the first black woman to receive this highest literary honor in the English language. Girl, Woman, Other is a magnificent portrayal of the intersections of identity and a moving and hopeful story of an interconnected group of Black British women that paints a vivid portrait of the state of contemporary Britain and looks back to the legacy of Britain’s colonial history in Africa and the Caribbean. The twelve central characters of this multi-voiced novel lead vastly different lives: Amma is a newly acclaimed playwright whose work often explores her Black lesbian identity; her old friend Shirley is a teacher, jaded after decades of work in London’s funding-deprived schools; Carole, one of Shirley’s former students, is a successful investment banker; Carole’s mother Bummi works as a cleaner and worries about her daughter’s lack of rootedness despite her obvious achievements. From a nonbinary social media influencer to a 93-year-old woman living on a farm in Northern England, these unforgettable characters also intersect in shared aspects of their identities, from age to race to sexuality to class. Sparklingly witty and filled with emotion, centering voices we often see othered, and written in an innovative fast-moving form that borrows technique from poetry, Girl, Woman, Other is a polyphonic and richly textured social novel that shows a side of Britain we rarely see, one that reminds us of all that connects us to our neighbors, even in times when we are encouraged to be split apart.