Book Club: Review A Better Man

a better man imageWhat if the only to end your marriage was to be the perfect husband? This is the question asked in Leah McLaren’s brilliant new novel A Better Man.

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Read the reviews:

‘This brilliantly written read is original, surprising, funny and clever. I raced to the end, totally engrossed by McLaren’s forensic examination of the demise of this very modern marriage. Wonderful – I loved it!’ Daily Mail

‘A crisply written satire’ Mail on Sunday

‘A brilliant fresh take on the collapse of a modern marriage. Well-observed, beautifully written but mostly screechingly funny. I laughed, I gasped. Give it to all your friends’ Camilla Long

‘A touching, entertaining portrait of a marriage in crisis. A great read!’ Terry Fallis, bestselling author of No Relation

About A Better Man:

Maya wants Nick to be less of a workaholic, to come home earlier, to spend some time with his children.

Nick wants a divorce.

With his mind made up, Nick is determined to leave. But it comes as a shock to realize how much it will cost him to walk away. As a stay-at-home mum, Maya is entitled to everything.

Then an unlikely solution presents itself: Nick needs to act like a better man. If he plays the part of a good husband and father, Maya will become happier and more self-sufficient – and Nick’s pay-out to her will be far cheaper.

But as Nick pretends to be a better man he becomes one. He remembers why he fell in love with Maya, and what a great couple they can be. Everything seems to be back on track. Until Maya finds out exactly what Nick had been planning…

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  1. 17 September 2015 / 20:22

    i tried to do form earlier from my phone and I can’t tell if it went through as next time i looked at it, it said something about resubmitting the form. I will fill in again now – but if it has gone through twice, please could you delete one of them. thanks, Rebecca x