The Life and Loves of a She-Devil

  • by Fay Weldon
  • Narrated by Patricia Hodge
  • 2 hrs and 45 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When Ruth Pratchett discovers her husband is having a passionate affair with the lovely romantic novelist Mary Fisher, she is so seized by envy she becomes truly diabolic, embarking on a course of destruction which brings those around her their just deserts and herself an amazing reward. This is the fantasy of the wronged woman made real: wild, funny, true.


What the Critics Say

"The fantasy of the wronged woman made real: wild funny and true. "The fun grows steadily blacker and wilder." (The Guardian)


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Ali's Opinion

Where does The Life and Loves of a She-Devil rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Loved this mini-series when it came out years ago and was definitely pleased to know the series was true to the book. Listened to it twice already!

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Life and Loves of a She-Devil?

Ruth's transformation

What does Patricia Hodge bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

The voice inflections were right on

Who was the most memorable character of The Life and Loves of a She-Devil and why?

Obviously it was Ruth the she- devil. None of us really knows the power inside of us until it is forced out of us

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- Alison

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-08-2011
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited