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Three Women (inbunden)

Three Women


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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER `A book that blazes, glitters and cuts to the heart of who we are. I'm not sure that a book can do much more' SUNDAY TIMES `I will probably re-read it every year of my life' CAITLIN MORAN `This book will stay with me. As unputdownable as the most page-turning fiction' JOJO MOYES 'Gripping, powerful and enraging' DAVID NICHOLLS `It'll knock the breath right out of you' STYLIST All Lina wanted was to be desired. How did she end up in a marriage with two children and a husband who wouldn't touch her? All Maggie wanted was to be understood. How did she end up in a relationship with her teacher and then in court, a hated pariah in her small town? All Sloane wanted was to be admired. How did she end up a sexual object of men, including her husband, who liked to watch her have sex with other men and women? Three Women is a record of unmet needs, unspoken thoughts, disappointments, hopes and unrelenting obsessions. `Like a true crime story - in which the crime is desire' ELLE `Will amaze you. Will enrage you. Will astound you' JESSIE BURTON `Reading Three Women is like reading the diary you could have never hoped to write. It pulses like an artery' OBSERVER `The book every man should read this summer' ESQUIRE `Wow. I literally could not put it down' GWYNETH PALTROW
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The kind of bold, timely, once-in-a-generation book that every house should have a copy of, and probably will before too long * New Statesman * Three Women is an astonishing act of imaginative empathy and a gift to women around the world who feel like their desires are ignored and their voices aren't heard. This is a book that blazes, glitters and cuts to the heart of who we are. I'm not sure that a book can do much more * Sunday Times * When I picked it up, I felt I'd been waiting half my life to read it; when I put it down, it was as though I had been disembowelled. There isn't a woman alive who won't recognise - her stomach lurching, her heart beating wildly - something of what Maggie, Lina and Sloane go through -- Rachel Cooke * Observer * An extraordinary piece of non-fiction - a page-rippingly intimate and compelling narration of the desires and sexual proclivities of three real women. Taddeo does not sensationalise, but nor is she coy; the narrative crackles with the visceral details of eroticism. The result feels like a new genre * The Times * A book with the thrill of the new that you can expect to dominate WhatsApp threads, line tube carriages and pop up in foreign AirBnbs for years to come. Taddeo hasn't just caught a moment, she has spawned a new genre. Three Women reminds us that it is both wonderful and brutal to be in love * Evening Standard * It's painful and beautiful, gutting and sexy. I don't think I've read a book that has captivated me as intensely as this one, which I still think about, months later, in the quietest hours of the night * Red * I've never read a work of non-fiction that so candidly and completely accesses the inner sanctums of its subjects' private lives. I must confess that I found this book almost impossibly compelling. Three Women is a sort of real-world Mills & Boon novel told with the gravitas and momentum of the grittiest, most gripping true crime story. It's the book no one I know can put down, and the one everyone is talking about * Daily Telegraph * Three Women examines love and lust, instigation and exploitation, fairytales and infidelity, girlhood and womanhood and motherhood and all the liminal spaces between, and it asks big questions about who we are allowed to be as women. I salute Lisa Taddeo -- Elizabeth Day One of the blockbuster publishing events of 2019. An instant classic * i * The book every man should read this summer. An incredible feat, Three Women has the qualities and the momentum to become a literary sensation * Esquire * Will have millions nodding in recognition. This is the kind of book you can devour in one sitting * The Times * This is the In Cold Blood of women's sexuality. A non-fiction novel of such recurring darkness, truth and astonishment I will probably re-read it every year of my life -- Caitlin Moran After eight years and an almost-telepathic representation of her three subjects - Lina, Maggie and Sloane - Taddeo has created a book that explores these women's desires and disappointments and, in doing so, has made something so universal it'll knock the breath right out of you. It'll be a classic of its genre * Stylist * Taddeo delivers truths you know in your bones (but have probably never verbalised or made sense of) at breakneck speed. You might find yourself needing to scream into a pillow - it just is that kind of book, the kind that deserves all the hyperbole I'm using right now. It is infuriating, brutal, eye-opening and reaffirming. Within a day of starting it, I had forced two friends to read it, because it's impossible not to discuss. This is a book unlike any other you have ever read * Elle * As gripping as the most gripping thriller. Moving, immersive, surprising, elegantly written ... You will love it -- Marian Keyes Extraordinary. I can't remember the last time a book affected me as profoundly as Three Women -- Elizabeth Gilbert Intense and riveting. It gives us epic themes in miniature. These women broke my heart and I won't forget t

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Lisa Taddeo spent eight years and thousands of hours tracking the women whose stories comprise Three Women, moving to the towns they lived in to better understand their lives. She has contributed to New York magazine, Esquire, Elle, Glamour and many other publications. Her short stories have won two Pushcart Prizes. She lives with her husband and daughter in New England.