Louise Wise’s book. The Fall of the Misanthrope is currently available FREE on Amazon for a very short time. Billed as dark chick-lit, it is a modern day Cinderella like story, which also contains a great deal of humour. I reviewed the novel a while ago now when we didn’t have quite so many followers, so I’ve reblogged it in case you would like to check it out. The book is a great read and is in the FINAL of the eFestival of Words. Check out the Amazon links if interested.
I read Louise Wise’s sci-fi romance Eden, last year and really liked her voice. I was intrigued by the title of her more recent publication, The Fall of the Misanthrope. I bitch, therefore I am, especially with its billing as a ‘dark chick-lit!’ Misanthrope is a deeply romantic and insightful tale, which deals with difficult issues and the healing power of love. It is also very humorous and made me laugh out loud on more than one occasion!
In the novel,Valerie Anthrope (Miss Anthrope – I loved the pun) is a young woman who runs a financial brokerage. Valerie is not only serious minded and hard working but, she can also be a bit of a bitch. She lives alone and keeps herself to herself, concluding that it is best not to care for anyone. There nevertheless resides within her a deep sadness and…
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