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Chapters: The Boys From Brazil, This Perfect Day, Sliver, Rosemarys Baby, the Stepford Wives, a Kiss Before Dying, Son of Rosemary. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: The Stepford Wives is a 1972 satirical thriller novel by Ira Levin. The story concerns Joanna Eberhart, a photographer and young mother who begins to suspect that the frighteningly submissive housewives in her new idyllic Connecticut neighborhood may be robots created by their husbands.
The novel has been viewed by some as a satire on stereotypical American housewives, as well as a study on feminism. Two films of the same name have been adapted from the novel- the first starred Katharine Ross and was released in 1975, while a remake starring Nicole Kidman appeared in 2004. Edgar J. Scherick produced the 1975 version, all three sequels, and was posthumously credited as producer in the 2004 remake. The term Stepford wife, which is often used in popular culture, stemmed from the novel, and is usually a reference to a submissive and docile housewife.
The premise involves the married men of the fictional town of Stepford, Connecticut, and their fawning, submissive, impossibly beautiful wives. The protagonist is Joanna Eberhart, a talented photographer newly arrived from New York City with her husband and children, eager to start a new life. As time goes on, she becomes increasingly disturbed by the zombie-like Stepford wives, especially when she sees her once independent-minded friends fellow new arrivals to Stepford turn into mindless, docile housewives overnight.
Her husband, who seems to be spending more and more time at the local mens club, mocks her fears. As the story progresses, Joanna becomes convinced that the wives of Stepford are actually look-alike gynoi...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=45140