FREE Delivery in the UK on orders with at least £10 of books.
In stock.
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
The Marriage Book has been added to your Basket
+ £2.80 UK delivery
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Expedited shipping available on this book. Book has been read but is in excellent condition. No missing or damaged pages. Maybe some identifying marks on the inside cover. Quality guaranteed from the largest seller of used books online.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Marriage Book Paperback – 1 May 2009

4.8 out of 5 stars 83 customer reviews

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
"Please retry"
Paperback
"Please retry"
£8.99
£4.76 £3.98
Note: This item is eligible for click and collect. Details
Pick up your parcel at a time and place that suits you.
  • Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
  • Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
How to order to an Amazon Pickup Location?
  1. Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
  2. Dispatch to this address when you check out
Learn more
£8.99 FREE Delivery in the UK on orders with at least £10 of books. In stock. Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
click to open popover

Special Offers and Product Promotions


Frequently Bought Together

  • The Marriage Book
  • +
  • The Parenting Book
Total price: £17.98
Buy the selected items together

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.




Product details

  • Paperback: 346 pages
  • Publisher: Alpha International; 4th edition edition (1 May 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1905887396
  • ISBN-13: 978-1905887392
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.7 x 19.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 8,198 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Product Description

About the Author

Nicky and Sila Lee have been married for over 30 years and have four children. They are on the staff of Holy Trinity Brompton in London and have spoken to thousands on the subjects of marriage, parenting and family life.


What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Paperback
The Marriage Book is full of very practical advice and useful tools to help build a strong and healthy relationship.
In the book Nicky and Sila Lee take a look at all the key areas of marriage such as communication, resolving conflict, forgiveness, parents and in-laws, good sex and understanding your differences. Their style is immensely readable and each subject is illustrated with great stories and wonderful cartoons. They also speak honestly from their own experiences from 25 years of marriage.
The book is based on Christian principles for marriage but I would highly recommend it to anyone whether they would call themselves Christian or not. The advice given is very practical.
I have bought this book for all my friends who have got engaged and I would recommend it to any married couple however long or short they have been together. A great read!
Comment 53 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
Few subjects (with the possible exception of sex) must have generated so many books and advice and they keep coming. Although I have to confess to reading little on marriage, of all the books I have read this is quite the best. Its provenance is the Holy Trinity Brompton (HTB) stable in London, home and pioneer of the Alpha Course: indeed Nicky Lee, who co-authors the book with his wife Sila, used to run Alpha at HTB.
The Lees have now been running The Marriage Course at HTB for the last four years and already many couples have found their marriages enriched by it. The Marriage Book is the book which underpins the course, a seven week programme during which couples are guided through key topics such as the art of communication, resolving conflict, the power of forgiveness and good sex. Neither the book nor the course is preachy and there is no attempt to evangelise: however, it would take a very distant couple not to realise the Christian underpinnings. For instance, the subject and practice of praying together is given important treatment.
A major theme is communication and time together. How much do married couples need to hear that, with all today's distractions and pressures. Nicky Gumbel concludes in his forward to the book: "While reading this book, you may feel that the Lees' marriage is 'too good to be true', but having observed it for over twenty-four years, let me assure you that it is entirely true and that it inspires us to aim for the very best." At a time when marriage is under such attack, this book is timely and deserves to be on many bookshelves and pillows!
Comment 38 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
I was bought this book as an engagement present and it had proved to be an invaluable tool. Not only do I understand my partner and the way he expresses himself and communicates, but also I learned things which are helping me to prepare for the commitment of marriage.
This book is a good start to a healthy Christian Marriage!!
Comment 21 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
If you are living together, just getting married or have been married for years then this book is for you. I am in my 50s and just about to get married, I was advised to read this book and this has proven to be the best advice I have been given in years. Please please please don't be ashamed of buying a book about marriage, this could change your lives for the better for the rest of your life. Highly recommend this book.
Comment 10 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
In a changed society where twenty somethings are nervous about marriage, this is a refreshing book showing really practical ways in which everyone, young or old, can work at their marriage to make it a last a lifetime.
The book covers areas from 'the art of communication' to 'good sex', and gives couples practical tools to really enrich their marriage.
Comment 15 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
Such a good read that I bought two more to give away. A sensible and very helpful series of chapters on all aspects of married life. Suitable for all age groups, from those preparing for marriage, those having a rocky time and also those who want to enrich the experience of married life. Down to earth aproach with lots of practical ideas. Encouraging even for those of us who have been married for several decades!
Comment 6 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
I bought this to read on my kindle before getting married myself. After reading the first few chapters, i then went and bought a hard copy to give to my wife to be.

It is a really great manual for how to improve your relationships and yourself as a person, let alone your marriage.

There is a lot of religious content to this, but I would recommend it to people of all or none faiths.

It is easy to read and understand, and the authors talk about their own experiences in addition to real life case studies.

I pretty much guarantee that you will get something from reading this book.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
Following my engagement, I decided to purchase this book solely based on the reviews on Amazon and I haven't regretted it at all!

Although I was apprehensive flicking through the first few pages, thinking it maybe impersonal or even patronising, it has actually proved to be the opposite! There are things that may appear obvious to any relationship within this book, however I believe this has been valuable insight into marriage life and will certainly come in handy throughout my forthcoming marriage and beyond. It talks about communication, resolving conflict, understanding differences and much much more!

Its not just interesting insight from the Authors relationship experiences, but others too and some very nice quotes from famous peoples marriages.

If anything, it reminds me how much I value my fiancée and for that alone it gets a 5* rating!
Comment 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse


Feedback