“In My Only Wife, Jac Jemc takes the noir and beauty and eternity of what we think is love and creates an entirely new narrative.” –-The Nervous Breakdown “I don’t necessarily like the people in this book, but I understand these people and I love this book. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. If you get one-tenth the value from this book that I have gleaned from its pages, it will be the most valuable book you'll ever read about marriage. For me, the best part of this book is that it was disconcerting - … I kept waiting for something to happen. His own identity only seems to take shape juxtaposed against his memories of his wife, and I've already mentioned how ephemeral that turns out to be, so it's almost like a relative description without a referent. Just as the husband can never quite get close enough to his wife, the reader can never quite grasp where Jemc is taking her characters on their journey.” --Used Furniture Review, “In My Only Wife, Jac Jemc takes the noir and beauty and eternity of what we think is love and creates an entirely new narrative.” –-The Nervous Breakdown, “I don’t necessarily like the people in this book, but I understand these people and I love this book. Hi please like and subscribe my channel for more videos,, thanks! Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, + $9.07 Shipping & Import Fees Deposit to Hungary. So you’re the wife. Jack Jemc's writing is so incredible. Words cannot express my love for this book, and I cannot find words for. I hope there are more books by this author. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. There were times that I thought the characterizations were going to become too mannered for my taste but the author always managed to keep things grounded enough so that the characters remained real instead of fantastical. . Or maybe I should say just fantastical enough. My mum just updated her Kindle Fire, and can now use Kindle Family Library. Words cannot express my love for this book, and I cannot find words for recommending it to people who might enjoy it. Reviewed in the United States on February 4, 2016. It’s so wonderful and fresh that I wondered whether Jemc could sustain it for 160 pages. My Husband's Wife by Jane Corry, Penguin is released on 25 August This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. Honestly, I'm glad my wife steers clear of my work. If you like selfish people, you'll like the wife. She is the author of a chapbook of stories, These Strangers She'd Invited In (Greying Ghost Press) and is the poetry editor for decomP magazinE. As stunning as her disappearance is his response. My wife never reads my work, even though she does enjoy reading. She's difficult, selfis. B-side to the Another Girl,Another Planet single,on its second release in August 1978. I don't want my erotica books showing up on her kindle, because that is embarrassing. Something went wrong. In "My Only Wife," Jac Jemc takes the noir and beauty and eternity of what we think is love and creates an entirely new narrative. He was successful, yet way too confident. Frostbite. I got to the point that I knew when she would be upset before I read the words. Novel About My Wife Skip to main content ... She tells Tom she is being followed by a strange man, but it is only at the end whether we find out if this is true or not. Please try your request again later. She has created a world that is at once familiar and at once strange. Skillfully done and a thrill to read, the overall effect of the book is absolutely haunting. This book is amazing. I am devoting the rest of my life to becoming the husband she deserves. – Mark Hubbard Dec 5 '15 at 15:57 This is the third book by the author that I've read, and I am continually awed by the author's power over the written word. –NewPages.com, “Jac Lemc's novel My Only Wife is a brilliant, haunting, and heartbreaking debut that explores themes of loss and love.” –Large Hearted Boy, “The author sculpts her characters to reveal their bare form, which just happens to include their innermost flaws. As stunning as her disappearance is his response. It guiles the reader with clean prose and apparent simplicity into believing that it’s a novel about the narrator’s only wife. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we donât use a simple average. Kiara Eason is the perfect wife who has the perfect life or so she thinks. -"The Nervous Breakdown" I don t necessarily like the people in this book, but I understand these people and I love this book. 1980. She impressively closes the gap between objects and affects, emotion and experience, exactly what any attempt at accurately portraying our world requires.” –Smalldoggies Magazine, “A book whose sentences have become textures in my memory that I will keep with me.” –Jess Stoner, “Jemc has done something quite extraordinary with her first novel. She seems to swing wildly between emotions and needs and boundaries, and all we know is that he quietly weathers the storm until one day she is simply gone. This is the third book by the author that I've read, and I am continually awed by the author's power over the written word. Top subscription boxes â right to your door, Â© 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. For the 2020 holiday season, returnable itemsÂ shippedÂ between October 1 and December 31Â can be returnedÂ until January 31, 2021. "Be My Wife" is a song by English musician David Bowie. My Husband’s Wife has an ending that will change the way you view marriage forever.” —Bustle “If you loved Gone Girl and The Talented Mr. Ripley, you’ll love My Husband’s Wife. I think, ultimately, she (known to is readers as only "my wife") is something akin to a wild stallion, untamable, but still the husband tries to "keep" her. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. And no - it's not about polygamy - it's my favourite type of book - a twisty, psychological tale. The content of this book not only opened my eyes to my wife and her needs, but it gave me concrete ways to meet those needs. This was a brief but intense book about a marriage through they eyes of a husband struggling to understand his ve. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Please try again. Rashad Eason was a man who wanted his cake, ice cream, and goodie bags too. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Nothing happens. His boldness was on another level. I love the author's style of writing. The narrator spends the entire book remembering his wife, who left him without a trace, but he seems utterly mystified about her. Please keep in mind that I am not criticizing, just pointing out why my preference is for "My wife and I have." Removing this book will also remove your associated ratings, reviews, and reading sessions. ..agak mengecewakan. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club thatâs right for you for free. This is the story of a man unable to free himself enough from the idea of a woman to try to find her. There were times that I thought the characterizations were going to become too mannered for my taste but the author always managed to keep things grounded enough so that the characters remained real instead of fantastical. Reviewed in the United States on February 17, 2018. And absolute pleasure to read, and I will cherish it on my … It’s got every thriller’s trifecta: love, marriage, and murder.” —Parade “The novel’s plot is … I Only Want You To Be My Wife! Reading her writing is like falling into a dream. Here’s looking at all the ways you can be a wife and still light the fires of passion in your man. A really fantastic read, and a truly impressive first novel. Ten years ago the narrator unlocked the door of a wrecked apartment, empty of any trace of his wife. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. A fifth of the way through the book, we finally find out what the inside flap already told us: this dude's wife left. The stories in between were like an added treat. It’s more like an empty glass from the cupboard, an abstraction, a form, and it invites us to fill it with particulars from our own experience." I really liked her other book "False Bingo". Excellent! Similar to the story of the woman with the ribbon tied round her throat, who asks only that her husband never ask her to remove it. This short novel starts out as a description of the narrator’s wife. Somewhat charming and a testament to not needing to understand other people's love, but I also feel bad for the guy. With each vignette, the story and characters unfolded in ways that were often surprising and suspenseful. Anyway, whatever the tonality of this book was is just right for me. Kind of a heady brew. She is the author of a chapbook of stories, These Strangers She'd Invited In (Greying Ghost Press) and the poetry editor for decomP Magazine. Jack Jemc's writing is so incredible. Please try again. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed.
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