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  • Getting Rid of Matthew
  • Written by Jane Fallon
    Read by Rosalyn Landor
  • Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download | ISBN: 9781415940303
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Getting Rid of Matthew

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On Sale: August 14, 2007
ISBN: 978-1-4159-4030-3
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For once, a novel that isn’t about the heroine getting the guy. It’s about getting rid of the guy, and in the process, finding herself.

Helen is nearly forty, and has, for far too long, had an affair with Matthew, a high-powered, much older, attractive, married man who was once, of course, her boss. After years of being disappointed by missed dates, out-of-the-way restaurants, broken promises, and hushed phone calls, at last Helen realizes it’s time to dump Matthew and get on with her life.

This, of course, is the exact moment when Matthew decides to leave his wife for her. He appears on her doorstep and proceeds to move in. Helen then discovers how much she can’t bear him. But she can’t just throw him out–after all, she’s been begging him to do exactly this for years. The only thing to do, she decides, is to convince his wife, Sophie, to take him back.

So after a “chance” meeting in the park, Helen befriends Sophie and hears all about her lying, cheating husband. But then, the unexpected happens–Helen really starts to like Sophie. And then there’s the other small problem of Matthew’s handsome, charming son...

Jane Fallon turns the conventional love story on its head in this irresistibly delicious, ironic debut.


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Rosalyn Landor’s career spans over 30 years, with leading roles since childhood in film, TV, and theater in both the UK and US. A winner of numerous audiobook awards, recent recordings include: The Children’s Book by A.S Byatt, Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella, and Sacred Hearts by Sarah Dunant. She is the voice of the Blue Fairy in The Walt Disney Company’s current release of Pinocchio, and performed several roles in Tazmania for Warner Bros.

  • Getting Rid of Matthew by Jane Fallon
  • August 14, 2007
  • Fiction
  • Random House Audio
  • $22.50
  • 9781415940303

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