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'Funny, fast and farcical. I loved it' JOJO MOYES

The hilarious romantic comedy from NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR Sophie Kinsella

Samantha thrives under pressure. A high-powered London lawyer, all she can concentrate on is taking the next step in her career; eating, sleeping, seeing friends – even taking a breath – will have to wait.

But just when she’s about to get everything she has ever wanted, Samantha makes a mistake. A fifty-million-pound, career-destroying mistake. Unable to face the consequences, she does the unimaginable and runs away…

Catching the first train she can, she finds herself in the countryside, outside a beautiful grand house. Mistaken for another woman, she falls into a new job as the family’s housekeeper.

Disaster ensues. In a blink, her life has shifted from writing briefs to washing them – and she has no idea how to work the washing machine. Let alone the oven. A former master of the takeaway menu, she’s now expected to whip up fine cuisine.

But gradually, she falls in love with her new life in a wholly unexpected way. Will her employers ever discover the truth? Will Samantha's old life ever catch up with her? And if it does...will she want it back?

***** EVERYBODY LOVES SOPHIE KINSELLA: *****

'I couldn’t put it down.' LOUISE PENTLAND (SprinkleofGlitter)

'I almost cried with laughter' DAILY MAIL

'Life doesn't get much better than a new Sophie Kinsella novel' RED

'Hilarious . . . you'll laugh and gasp on every page' JENNY COLGAN

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2009
June 26
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
432
Pages
PUBLISHER
Transworld
SIZE
4
MB

Customer Reviews

sesamehope ,

Amazing

Couldn’t put it down

Kezzlexoxo ,

Light pleasant read

✨✨BOOK REVIEW✨✨

The undomestic goddess by Sophie Kinsella

I’m a fan of Sophie Kinsella so I was very excited to read this book.

The story follows Samatha a high flying solicitor in London whose life is completely consumed by her work. Samantha unfortunately makes a big mistake on one of her cases which has disastrous consequences. So what does Samatha do? She runs away, literally! She begins a new life in a rural village where she is mistakenly hired as a domestic housekeeper. The problem is Samantha has no idea how to cook or clean. Thankfully there is a handsome gardener, Nathaniel, on hand to help her out 😉.

I enjoyed this book. I’d recommend it to anyone who wanted a light read.

I do have to admit that I found it completely unconvincing that such a smart high flying lawyer could be so utterly useless in other areas of her life. I work in a law firm myself and have the pleasure of being surrounded by ambitious, talented and smart women on a daily basis. From my experience personally most of the solicitors and barristers that I work with are phenomenal businesswomen and are also superwomen in their home life too. Most of them balancing a busy work life with families too. So on that note maybe I’m not the best person to comment on this aspect of the storyline as I struggle to be objective.

I also couldn’t quite get over the characters awful handling of the media detailed within the book. The legal profession by nature is embodied in confidentiality and I just didn’t find this part plausible at all.

Criticisms aside, it was an enjoyable read overall and it helped take my mind out of lockdown. I mean who doesn’t love a romantic comedy 🤷🏻‍♀️

⭐️⭐️⭐️

xsweetmiseryx ,

My absolute favourite

Does it need anything else? It's my favourite book. Ever.

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