The Life and Loves of a She-Devil
The Life and Loves of a She-Devil is a 1983 novel by British feminist author Fay Weldon. It is about a highly unattractive woman who goes to great lengths to take revenge on her husband and his attractive lover. The book, Weldon says, is about envy, rather than revenge.
|Publisher||Hodder & Stoughton|
|Media type||Print (Hardback & Paperback)|
The novel was made into two movies. In 1986 it was as an award-winning BBC television serial. It starred Patricia Hodge as Mary Fisher, Dennis Waterman as Bobbo and Julie T. Wallace as Ruth. In 1989 it was made as She-Devil. This version starred Roseanne Barr as the "she-devil" and Meryl Streep as her adversary, Mary Fisher.