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The Undomestic Goddess | [Sophie Kinsella]

The Undomestic Goddess

Workaholic attorney Samantha Sweeting has just done the unthinkable. She's made a mistake so huge, it'll wreck any chance of a partnership.

Going into utter meltdown, she walks out of her London office, gets on a train, and ends up in the middle of nowhere. Asking for directions at a big, beautiful house, she's mistaken for an interviewee and finds herself being offered a job as housekeeper. Her employers have no idea they've hired a lawyer and Samantha has no idea how to work the oven.

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Workaholic attorney Samantha Sweeting has just done the unthinkable. She's made a mistake so huge, it'll wreck any chance of a partnership.

Going into utter meltdown, she walks out of her London office, gets on a train, and ends up in the middle of nowhere. Asking for directions at a big, beautiful house, she's mistaken for an interviewee and finds herself being offered a job as housekeeper. Her employers have no idea they've hired a lawyer and Samantha has no idea how to work the oven. She can't sew on a button, bake a potato, or get the #@%# ironing board to open. How she takes a deep breath and begins to cope, and finds love, is a story as delicious as the bread she learns to bake.

But will her old life ever catch up with her? And if it does...will she want it back?

©2005 Sophie Kinsella; (P)2005 Random House, Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House, Inc.

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    Susan Solo Ashburn, VA 08-11-05
    Susan Solo Ashburn, VA 08-11-05 Member Since 2004
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    "A wild ride!"

    I absolutely adore Sophie Kinsella and this one of hers was a riot! The story was not at all believable, but oh so much fun and really different. It was purely silly and zany, and it made me so uncomfortable all at the same time. I thought the narrator was a teeny bit "off" on some of the male character's voices, but I got used to it.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Barbara Brighton, MI, USA 08-17-05
    Barbara Brighton, MI, USA 08-17-05
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    "Entertaining"

    I enjoyed the book, loved the characters, and was sorry to see it end. I thought the beginning moved a bit slow, but after an hour, I couldn't put it down. Can't wait for her next book. Thanks

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    JLH 09-06-05
    JLH 09-06-05 Member Since 2003

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    "Undomestic Goddess Is A Hoot"

    This book is a hoot! The plot is far-fetched, and yet I can see so much of myself in Samantha Sweeting. Sophie Kinsella came into my life when I truly needed to laugh. Once again, she has perfectly met my need. I highly recommend any of Kinsella's books for those of you needing a break from the serious, real world.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Therese Frederiksberg C Denmark 08-18-05
    Therese Frederiksberg C Denmark 08-18-05
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    "I LOVED IT"

    It made me laugh and cry.... a great escape from every day life :-)

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    carolyn Louisville, Ky, United States 06-20-12
    carolyn Louisville, Ky, United States 06-20-12 Member Since 2006
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    "Chick lit at its best"

    I have no patience with Kinsella's shopping books, but this saga reassured me that I do have a sense of humor, especially with a well-painted heroine, tight story and intriguing tale. It's a perfect vacation listen when the sun is too bright to read or you're on the couch with the flu. AND it has a happy ending -- which sometimes I yearn for!

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    Karon 12-19-07
    Karon 12-19-07 Member Since 2006
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    "Must read for busy women who want a good laugh"

    This a very funny, well written book. After just a few paragraphs you can start to visualize the characters and scenes. Perfect for a good laugh with some love and sad twists.

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    Diane Franklin, TN, USA 06-13-07
    Diane Franklin, TN, USA 06-13-07
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    "Cute Story"

    The story is cute, but the narrator's voice is screechy. I can only listen for short bits and then I have to turn her off. :(

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    Skyeler 11-15-05
    Skyeler 11-15-05 Member Since 2003
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    "I loved it"

    I found myself so caught up in the main character. I felt her fears and her frustrations as well has her joys. I have been telling my friends about this book, and I highly recommend it!

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    Lisa fenton, MI, USA 08-19-05
    Lisa fenton, MI, USA 08-19-05
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    "How can you ever beat the shopaholic series?"

    Maybe I've set myself up for disappointment, but I compare all her books to the Shopaholic and they come up a bit short. I was going to give this book a three but it's actually a 3.5 so I went to a 4.
    Anyway, a very busy girl with no pretensions, or maybe she is just in shock, leaves a high profile, high stress career behind after making a 'mistake' and becomes a 'domestic'. Her new employers do not seem notice that she isn't very good at her job (they're overjoyed that she speaks english),and she does not mind catering to a boss who treats her with, by turns, pity condescension and kindness. She learns a life lesson. She changes her life and starts anew with a new man. believable - no, light entertainment - yes.

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