The Undomestic Goddess

The Undomestic Goddess

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The hilarious romantic comedy from NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR Sophie Kinsella

Samantha thrives under pressure. A high-powered London lawyer, all she can concentrate on is taking the next step in her career; eating, sleeping, seeing friends - even taking a breath - will have to wait.

But just when she's about to get everything she has ever wanted, Samantha makes a mistake. A fifty-million-pound, career-destroying mistake. Unable to face the consequences, she does the unimaginable and runs away...

Catching the first train she can, she finds herself in the countryside, outside a beautiful grand house. Mistaken for another woman, she falls into a new job as the family's housekeeper.

Disaster ensues. In a blink, her life has shifted from writing briefs to washing them - and she has no idea how to work the washing machine. Let alone the oven. A former master of the takeaway menu, she's now expected to whip up fine cuisine.

But gradually, she falls in love with her new life in a wholly unexpected way. Will her employers ever discover the truth? Will Samantha's old life ever catch up with her? And if it does...will she want it back?

***** EVERYBODY LOVES SOPHIE KINSELLA: *****

'Funny, fast and farcical. I loved it' JOJO MOYES

'I couldn't put it down.' LOUISE PENTLAND (SprinkleofGlitter)

'I almost cried with laughter' DAILY MAIL

'Life doesn't get much better than a new Sophie Kinsella novel' RED

'Hilarious . . . you'll laugh and gasp on every page' JENNY COLGAN
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 27mm | 294g
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0
  • 0552772747
  • 9780552772747
  • 15,273

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"Hilariously chaotic"
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"A delightful comedy of errors from the funniest female writer around" * Company * "A top summer read" * Sun * "Witty role-swap comedy" * Grazia * "Hilariously chaotic" * Sunday Express *
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About Sophie Kinsella

Sophie Kinsella is an international bestselling writer. She is the author of many number one bestsellers, including the hugely popular Shopaholic series.

She has also written seven bestselling novels as Madeleine Wickham and several books for children.

She lives in the UK with her husband and family.
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Rating details

214,072 ratings
3.82 out of 5 stars
5 29% (61,409)
4 36% (76,847)
3 27% (56,976)
2 6% (13,622)
1 2% (5,218)

Our customer reviews

It's the great book of Sophie Kinsella. Reading it, you live not yours but another - main character's - life. First of all the main character lives in rush and you are reading that chapters also in rush, but when her life changes, your reading speed also changes. There are a lot of funny moments in the book that puts smile on your face! It is one of those books, which you'd like to read once more.show more
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