Bitter Bitch Paperback – Jan 27 2011
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This is one of the books that really gets at you. And it is entertaining. After [Bitter Bitch] the discussions round the dinner table can do more for equality than all the extremist speeches in the world. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
About the Author
Maria Sveland was born in Sweden in 1974. She graduated from Dramatiska Institutet (University College of Film, Radio, Television and Theatre) in 2000 and has since made a number of acclaimed programmes for Swedish public radio and television. Bitter Bitch is her first novel.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
So many of her observations captured my thoughts and feelings about today's society and its expectations, especially of women. Her views are so similar to mine, yet so taboo--at least here in the US where every woman is expected to want/have/love children in this happy happy (and unreal) place. At times, I found myself laughing at the author's insightfulness about topics I wouldn't discuss with my best girlfriends for fear of offending them with my opinions.
I'm afraid that what I've written doesn't do the book justice or serve it well, but I thoroughly enjoyed it and would highly recommend it to anyone who likes books a little deeper than the more common "Women's Fiction" pablum.