A Cinderella (Failed) Life Tale: Behind Closed Doors book review

This book reminds us of the gratitude of something we often took for granted: freedom.

What is in your mind when it comes to “perfect marriage”? Is it a romantic and exclusive wedding party in Maldives? Or a couple who always look happy with their life?

Jack Angel, a known lawyer finally found a true soulmate for himself. Grace is a lucky woman who is a single fighter to her own sister with down syndrome, seems to appear to completed Jack’s life. And they lived happily ever after.

No. Wait.

It is not difficult to see that Grace has it all. A gorgeous, rich and romantic husband with a life which she took for granted. But what people don’t know is something that could have happened behind closed doors. She could endure a painful life behind her warm smile.

This book is showing something that actually happens near us. Marriage—no matter how perfect it looked—it is something privately hidden. Unfortunately, for some people, they can not run away from a bad, torturing and toxic marriage. Because there is how the way the suspect tide their spouse with abusive behaviour so that they become very dependent.

For example, financially abuse. Someone could be a very villain to their spouse that they manage to gives only a tiny amount of money or even totally stop the cash flow. This abusive behaviour claimed the worst can happen in someone’s life. Moreover, if you are isolated from the outside world. A nightmare becomes real. Just imagine someone that has to spend her life forever in such circumstance.

Even though I doubted whether it’s thriller or drama, I can’t help myself to continue reading. The pace was quite slow in the beginning and started to rolling after. A worth piece to read.[]

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