Housewife Down - Alison Penton Harper Reviews
Description:ISBN 0330441205 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Alison Penton Harper / Paperback / 320 Pages / Book is published 2005-09-16 by Pan Books
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by - written on 06/04/10 (Very useful, 103 readings)
"The days I had previously filled with the duties of chief cook and bottle-washer now lay strangely empty and stretched out before me like a blank canvas. I kept looking at it, but couldn't think of anything to paint..." After thirteen years of being Robert's wife, Helen Robbins can't take it anymore. Preparing and sitting through dinners with his boring colleagues, wearing dismal clothes and doing dismal chores, not seeing her own sister because Robert didn't get on with her, and having a women's radio talk station as her only company, Helen drinks all the wine, ruins the dinner and insults Robert about his bad driving in front of his work friends. ... Read the complete review
by - written on 25/10/08 (Very useful, 212 readings)
I'm still trying to work my way through my back log of books from when I was an active member of several swapping sites, as my bedroom is just littered with books, its ridiculous! I was sorting out the piles the other day and saw this book and I suddenly decided just to start reading it as I'd heard a lot of good things about it. I was also pleased about the fact there are 2 other sequels to this one out so if I enjoyed it, there'd be more books to get from the library! Housewife Down tells the tale of bored housewife Helen Robbins, whose marriage to husband Robert is pretty darn miserable. Helen is bossed around by her husband, and she really hates him, so ... Read the complete review
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