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Unchained Melanie
Judy Astley
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Unchained Melanie

3.36  ·  Rating details ·  138 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Is there life after marriage? Her friends predict loneliness, frustration and disaster. Her parents are convinced she's a failure. All this when Melanie finds herself single after years of being one half of a pair. With her daughter at college and ex-husband Roger married off at last she has what a teenager would call a Free House, and she intends to make the most of it.
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Published March 1st 2004 by Isis (first published January 2002)
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Laura Rittenhouse
This was quite an enjoyable read. A woman faced with the all-too-common situation of being on her own after her husband left her for another (and much younger) woman and her daughter moved out to go to college. This book is a story about a woman reinventing herself when her life is turned on its head beyond her control. Nothing deep and meaningful, but a nice read with a cup of tea and maybe a cat sitting on your lap.
Un livre plutôt plaisant à lire. Je me suis attachée aux personnages, parfois un peu caricaturaux il est vrai.
Quelques surprises au niveau des intrigues, mais aussi des développements un peu convenus.
Dans l'ensemble, un bon livre pas prise de tête que je conseille.
Heather Graham
Jul 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A light and fun book to read from beginning to end.
Jun 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very easy read. I wondered how the author would dispatch the ex-teacher and was quite satisfied with her solution! I liked the detail of the lilac underwear.
I read in 2002
Feb 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Excellent name for a book. Something a wee bit different from the norm too which was nice
Jun 22, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Judy Astley started writing in 1990 following several years of working as a dressmaker, illustrator, painter and parent. Her sixteen novels, the most recent of which are Laying The Ghost and Other Peoples Husbands, are all published by Transworld/Black Swan. Judys specialist areas, based on many years of hectic personal experience, are domestic disharmony and family chaos with a good mix of love-a ...more
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