Book Reviews of Compromising Position

Compromising Position
Compromising Position
Author: Susan Isaacs
ISBN-13: 9780515080896
ISBN-10: 0515080896
Publication Date: 2/1/1985
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.

2 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Jove Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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"Compromising Positions" was a very funny & entertaining book. I truly enjoyed it.
I felt the plot became a bit unbelievable though, but Isaacs' humor and writing style carried me through-enough so, that I ordered its sequel,"Long Time No See" from another paperbackswap member.
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"An impeccably constructed mystery. Wickedly subversive wit and a cracle of one-liners. Great fun" Cosmopolitan
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Great characters.
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Unhappy, bored wife finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation. Similar to many plottings--but well-written
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A light hearted look at a neighbor murder. Sort of a "Desperate Housewives" before there was a "Desperate Housewives".
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endorsements back cover: Froth of a book, Zippy, A big winner, Clever satire, Impeccable constructed mystery, Wickedly subversive wit
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A mystery with humor. I see it as pre Evanovich/Stephanie Plum. A good read!
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Loved this book. A funny mystery great.
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Murder, mystery, romance, sex, in Susan Isaacs witty style. A fun read.
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A fun mystery that was made into a Susan Sarandon movie.
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Real Page Turner! Keeps you involved and wanting to know who it is......
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Judith Singer, the protagonist of Compromising Positions, is intelligent, brash and witty. But she is trapped by her lifestyle in Shorehaven ("minutes from Fitzgerald's East Egg"); a stuffy husband ("Judith, don't tell me you haven't gained weight. I can see it in your waist.") demanding children ("I hate her peanut butter. It's the smooth kind.") and a stultifying suburban home ("two weeks of accumulated laundry").

When Dr. Bruce Fleckstein, a local periodontist and notorious stud, is found murdered, Judith's life takes an interesting turn- and is infused with a sense of purpose.
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As they would murmur at his funeral, Dr. M. Bruce Flecksten was ne of the finest periodontists on Long Island. And so good-looking. But as he turned his muscular, white-coated back for the last time, he had no notion that he had shot his final wad of Novocaine, probed his ultimate gum.
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This is a very fun read. Susan Isaacs does an excellent job of creating realistic characters although hers tend to be more than a bit on the whiny side. Still, a very enjoyable read.