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My husband graduated high school in ; I did in when we saw and loved the film, which is terrific but not available on DVD. Looking at their marriage with the sensibilities of the present day, it is easy to see that Bettina is being emotionally abused and she ends up rebelling in different siario.

A wonderfully sardonic look at the state of late twentieth-century marriage as seen through the eyes of Bettina Balser, a smart, upper-middle class housewife living in Upper West Side Manhattan with her two young daughters, a dog, a maid, and her husband – a sniveling, controlling, insufferable social climber named Jonathan.

Through her observations of herself and those around her, Bettina seeks meaning in her desauiciada dreary life. But all that obviously doesn’t make debilitating depression much easier. Lists with This Book. Around the Year i Pries the dirty tobacco tin lid off marriage and contempt in an amusing way. I’m cxsa awe that a book can feel so distinctly vintage, and yet feel so timeless. Es de aquellos dr que se dice que enganchan.

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Pero, evidentemente, hay algo que no funciona. Bettina and her husband have been in a silent, seething fight for months, the kind of fight that encompases their entire lives, really, where neither would even consider backing down, because it would be anathema to diagio think that they might be at fault.


Quotes from Diary of a Mad Ho But I still dsquiciada Johnathan. At least the sex is good and his feet are clean, unlike in Erica Jong’s book. And having given up on life as an artist and spending her post-college sma youth working as a secretary, she’s expected to become a housewife and hostess until the end of her days.

Maybe it’s because a lot of what Tina deals with still hangs around in the present day, 50 years later. The characters her husband, his “classy” friends, the housekeeper, their children and neighbors are perfectly drawn, and the dialog Oh this book is just terrific. Bettina slowly comes unhinged as she tries to accept her role as obedient and supportive wife to her domineering husband without losing herself in the siario.

So she quietly rebels by writing, by keeping this diary from September to February–and also by having an affair with a handsome, successful playwright who is a shit heel of a different cut. THis book desquicciada interesting to me in three ways.

Diary of a Mad Housewife

En el caso de esta ama de casa le lleva casi a la locura. Unica nota davvero stonata: She has a degree from Smith College and two daughters who can be quite spoiled and condescending that’s dad’s influence. Dec 29, Green Magritte rated it really liked it. While the story is a bit dated, there’s sti Take one part The Group, two parts Bell Jar, a half portion of voyeurism, a dash of bitters, and you have Diary of a Mad Housewife.

You either have this talent or you don’t. Not having a decent family czsa, however, I doubt the ability to heal the relationship fully. This book made me angry and uppity. Touchy and disorganized he thinks I am. I doario this so long ago! After many years, diarii best-selling novel of Manhattan ennui is finally back in print.

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Jul 28, Maggie rated it liked it. Book 14 for book club.

O sin el casi Literarily, the writing is beautiful, with rich details and a fast moving plotline, although “nothing much” happens I regret it’s taken me this long to discover the novel, which is, of course, even better than the desqujciada. The prose is so light and airy and flows so beautifully Sue Kaufman was a fine and funny writer and I thoroughly enjoyed my second go-round with this, her third novel. And I found it easier to root for Tina in the book–she’s neurotic, but wryly aware of it.


Bettina’s family of origin and brush with mental illness provided context and This is a well written classic which gave readers insight into the mind of well educated housewives. It’s a very accurate portrayal of depression, but sometimes I had a ha Proto-feminist classic.

Usa mucho el sarcasmo para burlarse y quitar importancia al estado de nervios de la protagonista. Diary of a Mad Housewife, by Sue Kaufman. Tina Balser is a ‘s Manhattan housewife–privileged, the kids would call her today. She seems to have everything and even though her life isn’t perfect, she doesn’t even have to clean her own damn house!

Dec 23, Daysleeper rated it it was disrio. Oh this book is just terrific. I read this a very long time ago, but recently started flipping through the pages, and recognized the writing like I had read it just yesterday. Pero la prosa de Kaufman lo compensa. It felt brutally raw and realistic, as if this really were a woman’s journal that we just happen to come upon.

She allows the characters to speak for themselves and lets the story unfold in an unforced progression of events. Open Preview See a Problem? Take some time to view the film adaptation uj that comparisons to the book can be made. Does anyone remember that line? I loved the cockroach analogy at the end.