Housewife on Top

by Alison Penton Harper | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 9780330446891 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Flutterbies9 of Meare, Somerset United Kingdom on 11/17/2008
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Journal Entry 1 by Flutterbies9 from Meare, Somerset United Kingdom on Monday, November 17, 2008
PLEASE NOTE : This book is an uncorrected book proof and has a slightly different cover (and title). *********

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"After a hectic year, Helen is finally finding her feet just in time for the looming festive season.

Surrounded by family, freinds and the finer things in life, Helen's generous offer to roganise Christmas for her neurotic best friend Leoni soon snowballs into an unmanageable avalanche of tasks when her chaotic boss dumps his seasonal arrangements on her too. And with her sister Julia heading towards a mind-boggling midlife crisis of her own, it looks as though Helen is well and truly stuffed!

And so it begins, the season of good grief to all women ......."

A very easy to read book with much humour scattered throughout the pages. Some very tongue in cheek responses to some cliche situations which make an enjoyable, and very definately adult, read. Helen appears too naive for normality and the sensible managing techniques she employs but retains an almost creditable presence. Some characterisation is very vague considering the interactions with more mainstream characters however it was possible to ignore this and still enjoy the scenarios they were placed in.

I may well retain this for an 'extra' Secret Santa themed book.


Journal Entry 2 by Flutterbies9 at Book Walk, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom on Sunday, April 14, 2019

Released 5 mos ago (4/15/2019 UTC) at Book Walk, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

Released to rainbow3 for a book walk.

Journal Entry 3 by rainbow3 at Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on Thursday, April 18, 2019
Many thanks Flutterbies9 this arrived in Edinburgh a few minutes ago one of a five strong book parcel from a sister BookCrosser which travelled here for a book release walk planned for INTERNATIONAL BOOKCROSSING DAY 2019 – Sunday 21st April - :-)

Released 4 mos ago (4/21/2019 UTC) at -- Wild Released somewhere in Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

HOUSE WIFE ON TOP [aka: House Wife Stuffed] – ALISON PENTON HARPER is to be left somewhere ‘in-the-wild’ in Edinburgh on Sunday 21st April which is INTERNATIONAL BOOKCROSSING DAY 2019.

You might have found this book beside an outdoor sculpture; on a window sill; at a bus-stop or perhaps you as a happy reader were handed this directly while you were in Central Edinburgh!!! One of a five strong book parcel from a sister BookCrosser – Flutterbies9 – which travelled here to be given away on a book release walk - :-)
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