When Crystal’s husband, Brian, suddenly announces that his company is sending him to manage its Bangkok office and that he expects her and their children to come along, she reluctantly acquiesces. She doesn’t want to leave the job she loves and everything familiar in their small Oklahoma town; it’s 1975, however, and Crystal, a woman with traditional values, feels she has to be a good wife and follow her husband.
Crystal finds beauty in Thailand, but also isolation and betrayal. Fighting intense loneliness and buffeted by a series frightening and shocking events, she struggles to adapt to a very different culture and battle a severe depression—and, ultimately, decide whether her broken relationship with her husband is worth saving.
A Wife in Bangkok is a compelling piece of literature that enthralled, entertained, and enchanted me from the very first page! Everything about this piece of fiction was exciting; the characters, as well as the story the reader gets to experience, and the incredible literature courtesy of the excellent Iris Mitlin Lav, made me fall madly in love with this book! A Wife in Bangkok is a piece of fiction that will captivate readers from all genres thanks to the many themes that are interwoven between the pages. This book can only be described as a read that should not be missed! If you are looking to read a book that will grasp your attention from the first page and hold it throughout then already I would implore you lovely readers to read this book because it is utterly brilliant!
A Wife in Bangkok is a moving, thought-provoking, and memorable tale that will take its readers on a journey across the world. The reader in A Wife in Bangkok will meet the protagonist of the novel, Crystal as her life is turned upside down when her husband Brian announces they must all move to Bangkok, Thailand for his work. Crystal, not wanting to leave the job she has and the life she has created in Oklahoma, is reluctant, but it is 1975 and she has been raised to follow her husband’s wishes and so she packs up and moves with her two children to Thailand.
It is here in Thailand that she will be thrust into a whole new world, with different customs, a new language to get a grasp of, and overall a completely different lifestyle. The reader will follow her as she comes to terms with her new life and what follows is a moving and poignant tale that shouldn’t be missed, and this book lovers is the short premise of the engaging A Wife in Bangkok!
The story of A Wife in Bangkok is a magnificent one that is full of many exciting moments and many twists and turns. As the reader reads this book they will always be kept on edge thanks to the unexpected turns the reader will experience; these twists and turns will guarantee the reader keeps reading. They will feel compelled to do so, and that is the sheer beauty of this novel!
The excellent author of this novel, Iris Mitlin Lav effortlessly takes the reader on a compelling journey; Lav’s words managed to keep me intrigued as well as entertained as I raced through this book. It is the kind of book that is impossible to put down, and when I had to I longed for it! I wanted to be reunited with the story I had grown to love and the characters I had become invested in.
To summarize my thoughts on the exciting and moving novel that is A Wife in Bangkok; I would say if you are a reader who is tired of reading the same old books that are lackluster and forgettable then take a chance with this one because I promise you now that you will not be disappointed! A Wife in Bangkok gets five stars from me! So be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers, you won’t regret it!
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