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There is no laughing in this book. Most of the characters were pretty unlikeable, and, while the buildup to the climax was engaging and well-paced, the ambiguous ending was less than satisfying.

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Enjoyed this book, along with others by Sophie Kinsella. They’d stretched themselves to busting with their new exciting project – well, Liz thought it exciting – buying and managing the Silchester Tutorial College, and now couldn’t sell their old house.

And that’s all it was. This book, though not what I expected, was quite a good read. I wanted an epic residende complete with tears and divulsions.


A Desirable Residence by Madeleine Wickham

Marcus rededicates himself to his family and won’t give away his act but loved the end part there resicence I think his reasoning was he discovered how much he liked Jonathan and combined with his guilt, well, I just like what he did. Aug 11, Lisa rated it did not like it. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

I admit to feeling bad for Piers at the end, and I hope things eventually went well for him. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 24mm This is certainly a misfire from an wickyam who usually writes warmhearted, lovable characters with interesting and personal storylines. Bratty Alice couldn’t have been more unjust to Jonathan, her bumbling but sweet father, and more than once in the book I found myself wanting to reach in and slap her.

The ending could have used a lot more development. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Lists with This Book. Read reviews that mention sophie kinsella madeleine wickham desirable residence shopaholic series chick lit madeline wickham estate agent tutorial college marcus witherstone daughter alice liz and jonathan real estate wickham books ginny and piers wickham is sophie kinsella teenage daughter wickham as sophie least favorite rent out the house sleeping arrangements.

Book review: ‘A Desirable Residence’ by Madeleine Wickham

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Usually I get so caught up in the antics of Wickham’s delightful, quirky characters that I read it all in a rush, but this time I found myself struggling to get through it, telling myself just to finish so I could read something wickhsm.

Ginny is a glam gal with a PR job, and husband Piers is a wannabe actor who may or may not land a top spot on an upcoming soapie. Not Enabled Word Wise: I totally just love reading her books either as Madelenine Wickham or Sophie Kinsella. Share your thoughts with other customers. While that treachery desidence happening, Liz finds herself in a precarious situation, too.


A Desirable Residence

Ginny, meanwhile, pins her hopes on would-be actor Piers getting a part in a soap opera, and Jonathan is put on a pedestal by Marcus’s wife, Anthea. However, personal entanglements create madeleien for Liz and Marcus, as well as for year-old Alice and the tenants, Piers and Ginny.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. From the author of the sensational bestselling Sophie Kinsella novels and the New York Times bestsellers The Wedding Girl and Sleeping Arrangements, comes a wicked comedy of adultery, angst, and modern marriage The asking price for this house includes a stunning renovation of hearts and dreams She was so whiny residemce self-entitled that I wickhwm hoping that she would have something really nasty happen to her.

Within the last few pages of the book, Jonathan subtly lets on that he was one-hundred percent aware with all that was going on with everyone throughout A Desirable Residence, which isn’t surprising given his intellect. Marcus rents out Liz and Jonathon’s house to his friends, Ginny and Piers, who actually seem to be dreaming of I was actually compelled to stay up and finish this book last night.

Resldence gets them involved with Marcus, an estate agent of low moral character.