Emancipating Alice

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  • 307 pages
  • Emancipating Alice
  • Ada Winder
  • English
  • 11 May 2017

About the Author: Ada Winder

Ada Winder lives in California chasing dreams and shadows She writes literary and women s fiction sometimes at the same time.


Emancipating Alice Now that her husband, George, is dead, middle aged homemaker Alice Owens thinks his oppressive reign over her life has ended but she is wrong George thwarts her attempts at freedom, mentally and physically, from beyond the grave. Alice returns from a routine grocery shopping trip to find her husband slumped over their kitchen table, as dead as her love for him Glad her strangled life with him has ended, she prepares for the arrival of her adult children a daughter who hates her, and a needy son who will inevitably show up for the funeral But while cleaning out George s belongings, Alice stumbles across enigmatic documents linking him to an African American charity and a heinous crime committed over thirty years prior.Alice grapples not only with memories of her marriage s turbulent past, but with murder and infidelity from George s secret double life pushing themselves into her present Will Alice finally gain the freedom she has always desired Or will George s secrets shove her over the edge New Read Emancipating Alice [ by ] Ada Winder [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – passionbusiness.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Emancipating Alice

  1. Elizabeth says:

    What a clever and unusual book A teaser You will either love this or hate it No middle ground I loved it

  2. Christoph Fischer says:

    Emancipating Alice by Ada Winder is a book I have been looking forward to read for some time and stayed at the bottom of my pile as incentive to do less promising work I knew from the first page onwards I was going to like this and I was right about that.After over 30 years of marriage George dies and his widow Alice needs to come to terms with her loss and her memories A very sentimental but incredibly well done and touching first part tells us about the first few days after the death and Emancipating Alice by Ada Winder is a book I have been looking forward to read for some time and stayed at the bottom of my pile as incentive to do less promising work I knew from the first page onwards I was going to like this and I was right about that.After over 30 years of marriage George dies and his widow Alice n...

  3. Ionia says:

    How anyone could read this book and not fall in love with it would be beyond my scope of understanding I was amazed when I read the afterthoughts of the author to learn that this novel was a National Novel Writing Month book I have read many, and this book far surpassed the others.This novel is simply wonderful At times it is disturbing, always refreshing and at the very heart of this book is the raw emotion of a woman who never got the chance to experience the life she felt she deserved Fic How anyone could read this book and not fall in love with it would be beyond my scope of understanding I was amazed when I read the afterthoughts of the author to learn that this novel was a National Novel Writing Month book I have read ma...

  4. Marcy says:

    I won a copy of Emancipating Alice as a goodreads first read giveaway.I really, really liked this book Even though I guessed somewhat early on how the ending would happen,it did not stop me from being engrossed with this book until the very end The is the story of Alice and George Owen The novel starts out with Alice coming home from the grocery store to find George dead at the kitchen table You will find out why Alice has a love hate relationship with her husband, and the secrets that was k I won a copy of Emancipating Alice as a goodreads first read giveaway.I really, really liked this book Even though I guessed somewhat early on how the ending would happen,it did not stop me from being engrossed with ...

  5. Kate McVaugh says:

    Very clever opening a shopping list interspersed with Alice s inter dialogue reflecting the insight that her husband has just died The reader is already curious about the couple s relationship We then flash back to the beginning of their courtship in college whi...

  6. Sarah Weathersby says:

    We meet Alice in the grocery store, shopping while she waits for the appropriate time to go home and find her husband dead The reader knows she has killed him, but we don t know why or how, or how she will get away with it.Very well written, but we could have done without Chapter Fourteen.

  7. Laurel-Rain says:

    From the beginning, their relationship had an imbalance built into it by the very double standard that often defined relationships in those times It was the 1970s and they were in college when they began, and even though Alice was feeling the thrill of realizing her own dreams, the marriage between her and George was not to be an equal one.He expected her to give up on her career aspirations, since he could provide financial support for them None of her protests changed anything She could hav From the beginning, their relationship had an imbalance...

  8. Donna says:

    For an independently published book from a debut author, Emancipating Alice isn t half bad Editing errors are minimal mostly of the missing comma variety , there are no glaring formatting flaws, and author Winder is a competent writer.The story starts off with promise Alice, a middle aged housewife, is at the grocery store when she is overwhelmed by the sense that George,her husband of many years, has died As Alice continues to shop, Winder makes it clear that Alice is somehow responsibl For an independently published book from a debut author, Emancipating Alice isn t half bad Editing errors are minimal mostly of the missing comma variety , there are no glaring formatting flaws, and author Winder is a competent writer.The story starts off with promise Alice, a middle aged housewife, is at the grocery store when she is overwhelmed by the sense that George,her husband of many years, has died As Alice continues to shop, Winder makes it clear that Alice is somehow responsible for George s death Intriguing.The further I got into the book, though, themy interest waned Through flashbacks, we learn that Alice feels that George, in the guise of caring for her, has suffocated her spirit and independence through the years George doesn t beat her or mistreat her in any way he doesn t even bully her He just overwhelms her She s a passive character, and passive characters are rarely c...

  9. Nikki says:

    Emancipating Alice is Ada Winder debut novel The novel begins with Alice, a middle aged homemaker, who comes home to her husband George dead at the kitchen table Her first thought is that she is finally free of him She spends the first day clearing every item he owned out of her house and does not call their children with the news until the next day.Her world was one giant exercise in double standards Her husband forced her to begin dating him, distance herself from any other male, give up Emancipating Alice is Ada Winder debut novel The novel begins with Alice, a middle aged homemaker, who comes home to her husband George dead at the kitchen table Her first thought is that she is finally free of him She spends the first day clearing every item he owned out of her house and does not call their children with the news until the next day.Her world was one giant exercise in double standards Her husband forced her to begin dating him, distance herself from any other male, give up on her career, and have children before she was ready Her job was to take care of him and their new, and on her end, unwanted, family George, on the other hand, is allowed as many female friends as he wants, to work, to spend plenty of time with his friends socializing, and keeps complete control over every aspect of Alice s life.The novel has two separate storylines happening The first storyline written in present tense, in 2006, where George ha...

  10. PacaLipstick Gramma says:

    An interesting book I thought the writing was very good Very realistic For content and writing the author deserves 5 stars But for me personally, it was the gnawing in my gut, the uneasiness that I felt about the subject matter that I rated it 3 stars.I thought that the author did an excellent job on how Alice was manipulated by George At times it was difficult to read about how he threatened her and controlled her, but as a classic abuser, he was free to do what he wanted, when he wanted, An interesting book I thought the writing was very good Very realistic For content and writing the author deserves 5 stars But for me personally, it was the gnawing in my gut, the uneasiness that I felt about the subject matter that I rated it 3 stars.I thought that the author did an excellent job on how Alice was manipulated by George At times it was difficult to read about how he threatened her and controlled her, but as a classic abuser, he was free to do what he wanted, when he wanted, and she was to never question him about his behavior What was absolutely forbidden for her, the rules imposed by George, did not apply to him I wanted to reach int...