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Ah Rat

3.35  ·  Rating Details ·  82 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
Richard Babcock (“My Wife’s Story”) returns to the scene of simmering domestic conflict with this witty and harrowing tale of a husband who battles a marauding rat that appears decided to avenge the man’s secret infidelity. Babcock is a novelist and former magazine editor.Kindle Singles greatest-marketing writer Richard Babcock (“My Wife’s Story”) returns to the scene of s ...more
Kindle Edition, 28 pages
Published February 9th 2012 by Amazon Digital Services
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Diana Hockley
Feb 03, 2013 Diana Hockley rated it really liked it
Well written and worth buying for its style

Anyone who loves rats (and I have nine pet ones) shouldn't read this short story about a couple who rent a cabin with the idea of resurrecting their marriage after the husband's silly and rather pathetic indiscretion.

His battle with the rat - and subsequent killing of the poor thing - is the means whereby he saves his marriage. I know I am prejudiced and for that reason wanted to see the rat win out and the idiot couple - who didn't deserve what they ha
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Mary ellen
Feb 16, 2012 Mary ellen rated it it was amazing
This SHORT novel was really entertaining. I enjoyed the story. I wish they had kept it as a pet, though!
Stephanie
Sep 07, 2015 Stephanie rated it it was ok
I was drawn to this story because of the title. I love rats. Is there some irony in the title? Hmmm. It was OK but just didn't grab me in any special way.
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