Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman is the bestselling novel from Elizabeth Buchan.
Rose Lloyd was the last to suspect that Nathan, her husband of over twenty years, was having an affair, and that he was planning to leave her.
But the greatest shock was yet to come; for his mistress was Rose's colleague and friend, Minty.
Left alone in their once-happy family home, where she and Nathan had brought up their children.
Rose started thinking - about the man she'd married, and how well she really knew him.
About the carefree yet studious girl she had been before she met him.
Twenty years ago she had to make the choice between two very different lives.
Could she now recapture what she nearly chose back then, a life where she put herself first? Revenge of a Middle-Aged Woman is a compelling and heart-warming novel from bestselling author Elizabeth Buchan. Praise for Elizabeth Buchan: 'Gorgeously well-written - funny, sad, sophisticated' Independent 'Beautifully observed, with the insight and humour that one has come to expect from the author' Times 'Compelling, compassionate, and aglow with moments of laugh-or-cry humour' Mail on Sunday 'Buchan is a cut above the rest' Sunday Mirror Elizabeth Buchan is the author of twelve novels, including the bestselling and prize-winning Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman, That Certain Age and The Second Wife, all of which received rave reviews.
She lives in London with her husband and children.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/03/2002
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780140290080
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Review by magst
I was infuriated at Rosie for not fighting. She didn't yell, scream, or pitch a fit about losing her husband and job to Minty. If there is one thing I hate it's a woman acting like a door mat. But Rosie didn't act like a door mat. She fought when she needed too and gave in when she felt like it. She picked up the pieces of her battered heart and went on living. In the end she became a stronger woman then Minty will ever be no matter how often she goes to the gym.