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... The cover has changed from its original and the one pictured here is the one you'll find in bookshops, but I do wonder if its slightly misleading? Although the book has its moments of being upbeat, for the most part it is a woman dealing with grief and loss in different ways and I personally ... Read review
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AdvantagesGreat story and characters, well written, very enjoyable

DisadvantagesNone

"...hit and run accident, and the police have never found who did it. Marion's also managed to push away her husband Sam, the only person she has left in the world, and now feels in the depths of despair. Marion is ready to give it all up, and on the way to the chemist on the night she decides to end it all, she bumps into someone... someone that is going to change her life as she knows it. Marion begins to wonder whether she really does want to end everything, ..." Read review
29.09.2009

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The Runaway Wife

AdvantagesA good read.

DisadvantagesSad in places.

"I did not read the blurb when I chose this book out of the library but chose it because it had a bright cover and a quirky title. It was bound to be about a woman on the verge of a midlife crisis, wasn't it? Wrong! This book is based on the main character, Marion, coping with her grief after losing her only daughter, Hope, in a hit-and-run accident. Hope was 9. Marion feels quite guilty that she is pushing her husband, Sam, away but I think that ..." Read review
09.11.2010

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EAN 9780091928575
Type Fiction
Genre Modern Fiction
Title The Runaway Wife
Author Susy McPhee
Edition Paperback
Publisher Ebury Press
ISBN 0091928575

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