The Undomestic Goddess
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The Undomestic Goddess

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Workaholic attorney Samantha Sweeting has just done the unthinkable. She’s made a mistake so huge, it’ll wreck any chance of a partnership.

Going into utter meltdown, she walks out of her London office, gets on a train, and ends up in the middle of nowhere. Asking for directions at a big, beautiful house, she’s mistaken for an interviewee and finds herself being offered a job as housekeeper. Her employers have no idea they’ve hired a lawyer–and Samantha has no idea how to work the oven. She can’t sew on a button, bake a potato, or get the #@%# ironing board to open. How she takes a deep breath and begins to cope–and finds love–is a story as delicious as the bread she learns to bake.

But will her old life ever catch up with her? And if it does…will she want it back?

Title:The Undomestic Goddess
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0385338694
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:404 pages

    The Undomestic Goddess Reviews

  • Zo
    Nov 17, 2015

    Sophie Kinsella strikes again! Although most of her books deal with both the professional world and relationships, she has managed to make every story unique and immensely entertaining. Although I did...

  • Sita
    Oct 01, 2011

    4.25This was the first Sophie Kinsella book I ever read and it will remain my favourite. My mum actually picked this up for me, because she liked the blurb on the back. She would never read this sort ...

  • Laura
    Oct 28, 2009

    As you’d expect, the story is a sitcom come to life: a work-obsessed attorney loses her job in a dramatic way and then plunges alone into the countryside à la Jane Eyre, only to wind up being taken...

  • Megs ?
    Oct 13, 2011

    This story is about a 20-something, workaholic lawyer named Samantha. Sam leaves her job after making a huge mistake that costs her firm millions of dollars. She has put her whole life into this job, ...

  • Dija
    Feb 03, 2012

    After reading several books by Kinsella, the only major complaint I have is that the endings are extremely unsatisfying. She builds up the character development and story so, so well, only to have it ...

  • Cait ? A Page with a View
    Jan 23, 2017

    I keep reading Sophie Kinsella books because they're such a light, fast read and everything's so upbeat. But I'm also starting to get annoyed at how the main characters LIE SO MUCH. Most of their prob...

  • Vina
    Nov 14, 2014

    I look along the endless line, squinting in the sunshine. I’m twenty-nine years old. I can go anywhere. Do anything. Be anyone I like. “There’s no rush,” I say at last, and reach up to kiss hi...

  • Ferdy
    May 29, 2015

    1.5 stars - SpoilersThe worst Kinsella book I've read so far, it wasn't totally awful but it was pretty bad. The story was even more far-fetched and the main character even more daft than the other Ki...

  • Xanthia
    Apr 14, 2009

    I must confess... Sophie Kinsella replaced Sarah Dessen and Cecelia Ahern in my top authors. I love how she writes. I haven't tried the shopaholic series but I've read her three books following that s...

  • Sara
    Jun 05, 2014

    This book is one of my favorites. It's simply hilarious. Smart, witty, and romantic.The switch from sharp lawyer to house maid is genius.In the plot there's also a hidden agenda that our heroine has t...

About Sophie Kinsella

Sophie Kinsella

Madeleine Wickham (born 12 December 1969) is a bestselling British author under her pseudonym, Sophie Kinsella. Educated at New College, Oxford, she worked as a financial journalist before turning to fiction. She is best known for writing a popular series of chick-lit novels. The Shopaholic novels series focuses on the misadventures of Becky Bloomwood, a financial journalist who cannot manage her