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The Stepford Wives

The Stepford Wives Summary » 2 Surface something is sordid and wrong something abominable with roots in the local Men's Association And it may already be too late for Joanna to save herself from being devoured by Stepford's hideous perfection back cov. When Johanna Walter and their children move to Stepford everything seems perfect A little too perfect in fact Why do all the Stepford wives live to do housework and please their husbands Is their a conspiracy afoot or are Johanna and her friend Bobbie imagining thingsThe Stepford Wives is a paranoid thriller by Ira Levin There is also uite a bit of social satire as well What would a community be like if all the women behaved like the stereotypical 1950 s style housewife It s a pretty creepy book though Levin eases you into the waters little by little so you don t notice all the dead animals around the pond until you re up to your neck in it The feel reminded me of Jack Finney s Body Snatchers a bit When will it be Johanna s turn to join the ranks of the sexually charged housewife dronesOn the negative side of the scale the book is very much a product of its time All of the male characters seem like they d be right at home working with Don Draper Also the 1972 publishing date wasn t all that far removed from the book s 1950 s portrayal of male and female cultural ideals Now over 40 years after the book was written everything seems uaint and a little ridiculous35 out of 5 stars I m throwing in an extra5 for the level of creepiness Nine and a Half Weeks A Memoir of a Love Affair everything seems perfect A little too perfect in fact Why do all the Stepford wives live to do housework and please their husbands Is their a conspiracy afoot or are Johanna and her friend Bobbie imagining thingsThe Stepford Wives is a paranoid thriller by Ira Levin There is also uite a bit of social satire as well What would a community be like if all the women behaved like the stereotypical 1950 s style housewife It s a pretty creepy book though Levin The $5 Takeout Cookbook eases you into the waters little by little so you don t notice all the dead animals around the pond until you re up to your neck in it The feel reminded me of Jack Finney s Body Snatchers a bit When will it be Johanna s turn to join the ranks of the sexually charged housewife dronesOn the negative side of the scale the book is very much a product of its time All of the male characters seem like they d be right at home working with Don Draper Also the 1972 publishing date wasn t all that far removed from the book s 1950 s portrayal of male and female cultural ideals Now over 40 years after the book was written The Reluctant everything seems uaint and a little ridiculous35 out of 5 stars I m throwing in an Vargens lilla lamm extra5 for the level of creepiness

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The Stepford Wives Summary » 2 Her husband and two children it all seems too perfect to be true from the sweet accommodating Welcome Wagon lady to all those cheerful friendly faces in the supermarket checkout lines But just beneath the town's flawless. That s what she was Joanna felt suddenly That s what they all were all the Stepford wives actresses in commercials pleased with detergents and floor wax with cleansers shampoos and deodorants Pretty actresses big in the bosom but small in the talent playing housewives unconvincingly too nicey nice to be real Ira Levin The Stepford WivesIt is important for people who are not familiar with the original Stepford wives to understand that this is not a comedy It is a genuinely frightening novella that is fantastic but creepy as anythingI feel that this is one of the best Fun it is not It is very rare that one reads a book with such a strong sense of doom as the Stepford wives It is bleak dark and horrifying If there is one thing I worry about it is that some people not having read this and not having seen the original movie will go into this thinking it s going to be a light funny bookNothing is further from the truth This is a genuinely frightening read and a great one as well This novel is uite short and you will not be able to turn awayYou will notice I have not done a plot review Do I really need to do that with this book I think notI cannot remember or think of to many books that take the idea of marriage and drive an arrow through it as effectively as this book And it is also important to note that the original movie is just like the book I did love the remake and enjoyed it for what it was but it wasn t close to being at the level of the originalThis is one of those times where I honestly don t know what is better the book or the movie They re pretty closely aligned and they are both just horrifyingI have heard many different theories about what Levin was trying to achieve with this book Far be it for me to know but he created a terrifying tale that was so powerful that the term Stepford wife made it into the human consciousness and still exists so powerfully todayNow I have to say that I can think of some men who might go along with scheme like this if it were possible Can youWithout naming names a certain powerful and repelling person with the initials DJT perhaps Or perhaps a certain person who was featured in the news this week for screaming and ranting at Alexandria Ocasio CortezThings have changed a lot since since this book was written But they haven t changed as much as many would like There are still many men who are terrified at the idea of female power in any form It s freuent it s pervasive and it is damn scaryThis book will never ever lose its relevance and if one hasn t read it they really should Looking Good Dead effectively as this book And it is also important to note that the original movie is just like the book I did love the remake and On the Banks of Lethe enjoyed it for what it was but it wasn t close to being at the level of the originalThis is one of those times where I honestly don t know what is better the book or the movie They re pretty closely aligned and they are both just horrifyingI have heard many different theories about what Levin was trying to achieve with this book Far be it for me to know but he created a terrifying tale that was so powerful that the term Stepford wife made it into the human consciousness and still The Plot Whisperer exists so powerfully todayNow I have to say that I can think of some men who might go along with scheme like this if it were possible Can youWithout naming names a certain powerful and repelling person with the initials DJT perhaps Or perhaps a certain person who was featured in the news this week for screaming and ranting at Alexandria Ocasio CortezThings have changed a lot since since this book was written But they haven t changed as much as many would like There are still many men who are terrified at the idea of female power in any form It s freuent it s pervasive and it is damn scaryThis book will never Echo Falls (Echo Falls, #1) ever lose its relevance and if one hasn t read it they really should

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The Stepford Wives Summary » 2 All the beautiful people live in the idyllic village of Stepford Connecticut an affluent suburban Eden populated with successful satisfied hubbys and their beautiful dutiful wives For Joanna Eberhart a recent arrival with. Ira Levin s 1972 novel The Stepford Wives is a darkly comedic and satirical modern horror story with cautionary but subtle overtonesOriginally and commonly misunderstood to remark upon the growing feminist movement in the late sixties it is instead a scathing indictment on conservative attacks on women s liberation Levin describes a family that has recently moved into the uiet suburban township of Stepford where a caste of upwardly mobile male professionals have barricaded themselves into an affluent and influential Men s Association Joanna Eberhart a smart and talented married mother of two realizes uickly that she does not fit into the picture perfect stylized stereotype of the wives of Stepford who toil about the house in crisp Donna Reed dresses and makeup while their husband s while away the nights at the Men s club More disconcerting Joanna realizes that there is a sinister explanation for this odd discontinuity Reader s will notice a similarity with Jack Finney s brilliant 1955 allegory Invasion of the Body Snatchers and with Robert A Heinlein s The Puppet Masters though Levin eschews sci fi fun for a mainstream horror genre deliveryLevin s prose is elegant and direct his storyline tight and focused on his understated message A very good read The Reluctant explanation for this odd discontinuity Reader s will notice a similarity with Jack Finney s brilliant 1955 allegory Invasion of the Body Snatchers and with Robert A Heinlein s The Puppet Masters though Levin Vargens lilla lamm eschews sci fi fun for a mainstream horror genre deliveryLevin s prose is Looking Good Dead elegant and direct his storyline tight and focused on his understated message A very good read


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