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Two Women

Narrated by: Jacqueline King
Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (389 ratings)
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Summary

Danger and violence have always been part of Sue Dalston's East End upbringing. Unloved by her mother, abused by her father, and brutalised throughout her entire marriage, she smashed her husband's skull in a final act of desperation. All that keeps her sane knows that she's done it to protect her four children. At last, they are safe from harm. When she is celled up with murderess Matilda Enderby, their fates become inextricably linked. And no one - least of all Sue - could have predicted the consequences...

©1999 Martina Cole (P)2012 Headline Digital

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The best story

loved the story have read all Coles books and that was by far the best

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Fascinating

How two lives from complete opposite lifestyles meet is fascinating. The book helps to gain an understanding of why some women tolerate abuse for so long. An excellent read into the psyche of abuse and the triumph of justice.

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Recommend.

Gripping story kept me listening every spare minute. Excellent narrator will look at other books she has read. Highly recommended.

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  • Kb
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  • 03-09-18

Amazing

I don't understand why Jacqueline King has not been the voice on many more Martina Cole books. She is an unbelievably fantastic reader.

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Amazing narration and gripping story

I thought the narration was just perfect for every character and brought the entire book to vivid and colourful life.

The story was gripping and exciting and as ever, brilliantly written.

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Amazing

brilliant book read brilliantly narrator really made you feel like you was there sad to have finished it

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amazing

loved this book and loved the narrator and the great use of emotion used throughout

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Fired up Woman

Firstly this is the best narration ever, Jacqueline King is superb, her voices genuinely sound like different people and kids are hilarious.
Laugh out loud humour and stomach churning heartbreak in equal measures.

My favourite Martina Cole book so far. The study of family dynamics and the cycle of abuse is actually more fascinating than just hard men. Though of course there are plenty of them.

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loved it

loved the book so to have the Audible copy too I'm even more in love with the book such a lovely voice so easy to listen to

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excellent!!

The story grips you from the very beginning! Martina Cole delivers every time and the narrator Jacqueline King is superb! she lends each character a totally different voice and you can almost see them in your minds eye. I know that I will definitely come back to this book over and over again.

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  • B. L. E. Gill
  • 26-01-13

Two women, not quite the best narrator

Where does Two Women rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

The story is fast moving and very good, but, the narrator is not eastend enough. It becomes slightly BBC2 and less aggressive.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Susan is very believable and gutsy. She is like a mother lion.

What three words best describe Jacqueline King’s performance?

Sensitive, soft, fluffy.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

A mother's love.

Any additional comments?

Love Martina Cole