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The Stepford Wives Paperback – July 23, 2002
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Levin was a hot commodity in the 1960s and 1970s, cranking out horror potboilers like Rosemary's Baby, The Boys from Brazil, and this 1972 title, all of which share the common theme that people aren't always who or what they seem. This slim volume finds protagonist Joanna and husband Walter and kids leaving the wicked city for the bucolic town of Stepford. Despite its ideal facade, the sleepy little storybook town actually is more wicked. Joanna soon notices that her female neighbors are all body and no brains and seemingly exist only to do housework while their husbands gather nightly at a mysterious men's club. Even worse, it appears that the women who moved there just before her suddenly begin morphing into hausfraus built like swimsuit models-and she's next! It's hard to tell if this is a stab at the feminist movement or simply a male fantasy, but it's a fun read and will keep you turning the pages. Note also that a new feature film based on this story is in the works.
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“[Ira Levin] is the Swiss watchmaker of the suspense novel.” (Stephen King)
“An efficient German motorcar of a book--masterful, ridiculously well crafted, and, like the ladies of Stepford themselves, flawless.” (Esquire)
“Chilling...Entertaining...Read it.” (Austin American-Statesman)
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I like how the use of events/holidays helped to move the timeline forward without being obvious. The reveal through Joanna figuring things out was brilliant.
The only thing I didn't care for was the fact that we skip over what actually happens. We don't get to "see" how Joanna's transformation occurs.
This novel is a quick read and it is a fun read. It is not a deep read and it does not have any kind of real overarching message. But it is lots of fun and I enjoyed it. RJB.
I gave it 4 stars because I wanted the expected ending. It finished with me saying, " Really? That is it?"
Take time to check this one out if you are a horror flick fan and need a super quick read. Sure makes a long wait at a doctor appointment much less boring (just watch how you jump when they call you out of the waiting room--Ewps!).
I could not put it down. I read it in one sitting.
I have heard the expression STEPFORD WIFE for so many years but had not read this book or seen the movie. Now I really get it.
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Without me giving all the plot away,it is an old fashioned,
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