The Mistress's Revenge
There’s a fine line between love and hate. For five years, Sally and Clive have been lost in a passionate affair. Now he has dumped her to devote himself to his wife and family, and Sally is left in freefall. It starts with a casual stroll past his house, and popping into the brasserie where... show more
There’s a fine line between love and hate. For five years, Sally and Clive have been lost in a passionate affair. Now he has dumped her to devote himself to his wife and family, and Sally is left in freefall. It starts with a casual stroll past his house, and popping into the brasserie where his son works. Then Sally starts following Clive’s wife and daughter on Facebook. But that’s alright, isn’t it? These are perfectly normal things to do. Aren’t they? Not since Fatal Attraction has the fallout from an illicit affair been exposed in such a sharp, darkly funny, and disturbing way: The Mistress’s Revenge is a truly exciting fiction debut. After all, who doesn’t know an otherwise sane woman who has gone a little crazy when her heart was broken? “A cracking debut. . . .very Fatal Attraction with a clever twist at the end. Addictive stuff.”—The Bookseller
Publish date: June 7th 2011
Publisher: Free Press
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
"You cannot block someone from your life who doesn't want to be blocked"Sally Islip and Clive Gooding have had an affair for five years. But when Clive suddenly decides to reunite with his wife, Susan, and children, Sally becomes unhinged. She begins to meet up with Susan, and to hound Susan's Fac...
To begin I will state that the first sentence on the back of the book cover, "Fatal Attraction set in the era of Facebook", is an understatement. This book unequivocally surpasses Fatal Attraction!The Mistress's Revenge by Tamar Cohen is written in one of the most creative formats I've read in quite...
Sally and Clive are having an affair and Clive suddenly breaks it off to reconcile with his wife. Written in the form of a journal, the story chronicles her stalking of Clive and his family while she falls deeper into a depression. Sally is not some single woman. she has a partner and children of ...
This was definitely a strange one. Written in journal form (first-person) this was difficult to get into at first because since it's from Sally's point of view and Sally is literally going insane and you can't help but want to slap some sense into her it's a bit rough going at first. At least it was...