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The Woman Who Walked Into Doors - Roddy Doyle
The Woman Who Walked Into Doors
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Paula Spencer is a thirty-nine-year-old working-class woman struggling to reclaim her dignity after marriage to an abusive husband and a worsening drinking problem. Paula recalls her contented childhood, the audacity she learned as a teenager, the exhilaration of her romance with Charlo, and the... show more
Paula Spencer is a thirty-nine-year-old working-class woman struggling to reclaim her dignity after marriage to an abusive husband and a worsening drinking problem. Paula recalls her contented childhood, the audacity she learned as a teenager, the exhilaration of her romance with Charlo, and the marriage to him that left her feeling powerless. Capturing both her vulnerability and her strength, Roddy Doyle gives Paula a voice that is real and unforgettable.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140255126 (0140255125)
Publisher: Viking
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Series: Paula Spencer (#1)
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Mellkoh
Mellkoh rated it
3.0 The Woman Who Walked Into Doors
Another reviewer stated that this book, while only 224 pages, was actually a very slow read. I have to agree. This book is the story of an abused woman named Paula Spencer and is at times very hard to get through. I almost didn't finish it. I found myself wanting to reach into the pages and resc...
Beth's List Love on Booklikes
Beth's List Love on Booklikes rated it
4.0
At times this was very hard to read because of the brutality, but it was also realistic and somewhat inspiring to watch Paula begin to reclaim herself and her life.
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4.0 Journeys Beyond Pemberley
This is the second book in the series by Sharon Lathan. I loved this book as well as the first. It takes place a few months into their marriage and has some great twists in this story. It is amazing to see how much they care for each other and more steamy scenes.
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