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Book Review of A Reliable Wife

A Reliable Wife
A Reliable Wife
Author: Robert Goolrick
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 17

A Reliable Wife is another one of those hope versus despair stories. A father takes out his grief over his wife's infidelities and eventual death on his innocent son. The son comes to hate the father and runs away when he is 14.

Later, the father advertises for a wife. The woman who answers has her own agenda. She is at best a liar. All prospects look dark, except the father's regret, which leads him to seek forgiveness.

This was a hard story to like. I found it very difficult to read although it was very well written and told. While I recommend it, I would caution not to read it if you are feeling down.