After catching her husband having an affair and being fired from her job, Maggie Walsh suddenly finds her perfectly organized existence has become a perfect mess. She decides, for the first time in her life, to do something daring -- and flees to her best friend, Emily, in the faraway wonderland... show more
After catching her husband having an affair and being fired from her job, Maggie Walsh suddenly finds her perfectly organized existence has become a perfect mess. She decides, for the first time in her life, to do something daring -- and flees to her best friend, Emily, in the faraway wonderland of Los Angeles. In this mecca of tanned, beautiful bodies, unsvelte, uncool Maggie is decidedly a fish out of water. Yet, overnight, she's mixing with film folk, pitching scripts, even experimenting with sex -- and discovering that the end of a marriage is not the end of the world.
Publish date: March 31st 2004
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
Series: Walsh Family (#3)
Zoals ze is (Angels in de Engelse editie) was hier in Ierland een erg populair boek. Het was bijna onmogelijk te vermijden in de tweedehandwinkels waar ik de meeste van mijn boeken koop. Dus nu ik dit vertaling las, heb ik gerealiseerd dat ik had het al in het Engels veel jaren geleden ook gelezen...
I'm afraid that, for me, this book simply didn't have the cutting edge energy that I normally expect from Marian Keyes. Which was a shame as the first couple of sentences are lovely, but the rest of the story doesn't live up to its initial promise. In fact, the overall impression was one of jaded ef...
Right, this one is a readable entry into the chick-lit genre, undemanding and not too bad. Maggie Walsh has run away from her life and her husband. Actually she looses her job and then decides that there is nothing to keep her in Ireland so she runs to a friend in the US. Her adventures in LA, me...
Well, this book is not one of the finest literature written, but that is not the intention. It is a great story for everybody who wants to have an easy read and get a good laugh. I think that is the only pretension the book has and it’s enough for me!
I've read several of her books by now, and this is one of my favourite. Especially because of the ending...