• The Spa Decameron

  • By: Fay Weldon
  • Narrated by: Rula Lenska
  • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 11-04-08
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.7 (7 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Ten high achieving ladies are gathered together in the week between Christmas and the New Year, at the expensive Castle Spa, seeking, through Botox, aromatherapy and general all round pampering, a new beginning to their lives.
©2007 Fay Weldon; (P)2008 BBC Audiobooks Ltd
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3 out of 5 stars
By Kirstine on 04-25-10

Enjoyable, but flawed

Overall I thought the book worth listening to, but didn't think it was Fay Weldon at her best. Her hall-mark divergent mind is on full-throttle: murder, deceit, supernatural happenings, abduction by Arab Sheiks and the bad and selfish behaviour of men, of which there is too much: things have moved on from the early days of the women's movement and it sounds out-dated. The stories are varied, some better than others.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Jackie on 04-25-11

great holiday read

Although Fay Weldon is not on my list of favourite
authors, the blurb on this book interested me and I
did really enjoy it's escapism. It is more like a
series of short stories with a linked narration.

After you get past the highly unlikely premise of
these women choosing to spend Christmas in a
Scottish spa, it was easy to be drawn into the
women's tales. I almost felt as if I was one of
them, sitting in the Jacuzzi, listening to the weird
wonderful and sometimes macabre stories that unfold.
I have also listened to the abridged version and do
prefer Sian Thomas reading to Rula Lenska who tends
to over emphasise her speech.

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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