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The Stepford Wives
The Stepford Wives
Author: Ira Levin
Though it was written in 1972, when the Women's Liberation Movement was at its height, it is unclear just which side THE STEPFORD WIVES takes in the battle, as this classic thriller takes aim at both feminism and traditional patriarchal mores. The inspiration for two films (the 1975 original starring Katherine Ross and the more loosely adapted ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780739443323
ISBN-10: 0739443321
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 123
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3.4 stars, based on 24 ratings
Publisher: Perennial
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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It's WAY better than the movie.
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"Every novel Ira Levin has ever written has been a marvel of plotting. He is the Swiss watchmaker of the suspense novel." - Stephen King
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Written in 1972. Not as compelling nor scary as Rosemary's Baby. I think in today's pop culture, just the thought of a Stepford Wife is scary enough.
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Quick read, decent book.
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Levin's prose is incredibly sparse, and the story reads quickly to the final, chilling, conclusion.
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For a small story, it packs a lot of punch. It will keep you on the edge of your seat. If you think you are going to be reading the same story as told in the movie, you are in for a big surprise!

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