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Hausfrau: A Novel - Jill Alexander Essbaum
Hausfrau: A Novel
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3.64 110
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780812997538 (0812997530)
ASIN: 0812997530
Publisher: Random House
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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Reading one book after the other
Reading one book after the other rated it
4.5 Great book, dark turn.
This is a beautifully written book. Despite her beautiful family, Anna is not happy in Switzerland. She is depressed and goes through a series of affairs. But her secrets cannot stay hidden for long and soon Anna must face the consequences of her secrets. You want to not like Anna but you cannot h...
Lavender
Lavender rated it
4.5 Hausfrau - Jill Alexander Essbaum
Wohin geht eine Frau, wenn es keinen Weg zurück gibt? Anna Benz, eine Amerikanerin Ende dreißig, lebt mit ihrem Schweizer Ehemann Bruno und ihren drei kleinen Kindern in einem Postkarten-Vorort Zürichs. Von außen betrachtet führt sie ein komfortables, abgesichertes Leben; im Inneren bricht sie ausei...
The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers
The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers rated it
3.5 Review: Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum
Initial reaction: I'm really surprised how much I liked this book even considering the difficult subject matters and unlikable protagonist that it showcases through the narrative. I feel like Anna's character was strongly asserted despite her moments of weakness and the expansion upon that weakness,...
Flicker Reads
Flicker Reads rated it
3.0 Hausfrau
If Hausfrau was a painting it would be entitled "Woman with Empty Heart." It's the kind of character study that many people will utterly loathe, others will call a contrivance. A book that does not offer a sympathetic protagonist nor deliver any semblance of happy ending is one you won't want to hau...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
3.0 Beware of very crude language and graphic sex scenes, otherwise a good story!
I only gave this three stars because of the unnecessarily crude and filthy language and sexual descriptions. I listened to the audio and some parts were so graphic, I had to fast forward and skip them. The line between porn and sexy seems to have gotten very blurred. However, the story itself will k...
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