The Darkening Hour also explores the decision of two very different women to live under the same roof, but it was a vastly different relationship — instead of friendship, the women were bound by an employer-employee relationship, with increasingly dark overtones. In a tale of modern day slavery and paraia, two women tell their sides of the story. The story ebbs and flows in a terrific manner and the sense of place is amazing. You will then be required to ring the courier to arrange another suitable delivery date within next 5 working days If delivery is still unsuccessful then your parcel will be held until you can collect the parcel from your local depot. Her role is to help around the house but mostly to take care of the ailing father who is in decline following the death of his wife. Slowly, imperceptibly, Theodora's demands increase until she is treating Mona as nothing better than a slave. In a tale of modern day slavery and paranoia, two women tell their sides of the story.
Rest of World 20 working days as a guide. Why did Dora never ever talked to her maid? I had a little empathy as my Dad came to live with me but that's where the similarity between me and Dora ended. Good idea for a story and I liked how the relationship between Dora and Mona developed. By purchasing a book from us you agree that you are happy to receive a revised updated edition book. Return Policy We aim to offer the very best shopping experience with Plodit Bookwalla however occasionally you may need to return an item. And who can they trust, if not each other? Striving to support her family at home, whilst searching for her husband. However most books are dispatched within 24hrs.
This means some books will become unavailable because someone has bought the same book before you on a different platform. Deux femmes… L'une — Theodora — a le pouvoir et détient un quasi droit de propriété sur l'autre femme — Mona — une marocaine importée par son ex-mari pour la seconder. The story is about a rich, spoilt, seemingly successful won't spoil it for those who want to read radio presenter, who hires an immigrant worker from Morocco, to look after her father who has Alzheimer's. Any change of address must be pre- agreed by us before you place your order. L'écriture est assez simple et le fait d'être à deux voix — Theodora et Mona — va nous donner un point de vue plus élargit et faire monter crescendo le côté psychologique du roman ainsi que la tension qui, telle la petite bête, va monter, monter… jusqu'à l'apothéose des 100 dernières pages. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. In a tale of modern day slavery and paranoia, two women tell their sides of the story.
In a tale of modern day slavery and paranoia, two women tell their sides of the story. Jealousy, resentment, sheer audacity will take you to the ultimate outcome. This means sometimes you will receive our books in the same high quality Amazon packaging with faster dispatch time. In a tale of modern day slavery and paranoia, two women tell their sides of the story. The relationship with th I really enjoyed this psychological thriller although the ending was, I thought, bizarre and a bit of a let down. About Us We are an established Online Retailer, Distributor and Wholesaler who specialise in children's books, Cookbooks and diet book series collection. Or Mona, desperate to find a way out? What if there is an item missing or damaged? Seemingly grieving for her mother, caring for her father suffering from dementia and struggling with her relationships with her son, colleagues and married lover.
The very clever thing about this novel was looking at each event through two pairs of eyes - neither of them are utterly faultless and both have a way of making things worse through assumption. We stock many of our items at Amazon warehouse Amazon Fulfillment Service. Tout le sel du roman se trouve dans ces deux personnages ainsi que tout ceux qui gravitent autour et dans cette putain de tension qui va s'insinuer entre Theodora et Mona. Alternative please select our express Courier Service which takes 1 day dispatch and 1 day delivery which is a total 72hr service excluding weekends. As others have said, it's a thriller based on the relationship between a successful career woman with an elderly father to look after, and a Moroccan migrant worker who is hired to look after the ageing parent, who quickly becomes a slave with no rights, no time off. Delivery - Frequently Asked Questions How will I know when my order has been dispatched? Whether you are an author, agent, publisher or supplier to the industry, the community is focused on learning about the latest technical and commercial opportunities, and collaborating to maximum benefit.
This case of truth imitating fiction made her feel uncomfortable, but also prompted questions about the role of fiction. Mona - brought to London to work as home carer, leaving her daughter and elderly mother behind in poverty. Slowly, imperceptibly, Theodora's demands increase until she is treating her as nothing better than a slave. But then she has other things to hide. Initially these two think that they are helping each other. In such rare circumstances we shall refund you or use other suppliers to ship your order direct. Will it be Theodora, finally breaking under the pressure? You have a legal obligation to take reasonable care of the goods while they are in your possession.
My opinions of the two women changed quite a bit in the first few chapters and I didn't like either of them, as it went on I found myself feeling for Mona and total disgust for Theodora. Posted by Justine Solomons on December 5, 2013, in Review written by. Both women are at their wits' end, scared of losing the one thing that's most precious to them. Almost as if the writer couldn't think what to do with the characters. Shockingly achievable in t Set in London, a juxapositioning tale of class, family and society. Both women are at their wits' end, scared of losing the one thing that's most precious to them.
We are based in the East Midlands in the City of Leicester United Kingdom. So when a murder is committed, who is to blame? A struggling migrant worker with few options for survival. Every crime novel is about power, I guess, and the extreme lengths people go to attain it. The tale is told alternately by Dora the employer and Mona the Moroccan employee which works well as a narrative device. Et si on vivait tous ensemble? Royal Mail If your parcel will not fit through your letterbox or requires a signature, Royal Mail should leave you a card, allowing you to rearrange delivery or collect the parcel from your local sorting office. If a full refund including original delivery costs is required then the entire order needs to be returned back to us within fourteen 14 working days.
Will it be Theodora, finally breaking under the pressure? Penny has also written readers for English language learners for Cambridge University Press, and a Primary English course for children published by Longmans. Controlling Mona becomes Theodora's goal, and Mona is going to have to take extreme measures of her own to escape the hold of her increasingly abusive employer. But then Theodora takes her passport from her. But as Mona becomes more and more indispensable to Dora and her family she is called upon more and more to share other burdens, ultimately chores that should fall well out of her remit… The story develops around these two central women and the tensions that build between them. When tensions boil over, who will be the first to snap? Almost as if the writer couldn't think what to do with the characters.
Will it be Theodora, finally breaking under the pressure? Slowly, imperceptibly, Theodora's demands increase until she is treating Mona as nothing better than a slave. It had me gripped from start to finish. Initially these two think that they are helping each other. The tale is told alternately by Dora the employer and Mona the Moroccan employee which works well as a narrative device. We may dispatch items together or separately. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.