Description: How to be Good
According to her own complex moral calculations; Katie Carr has earned her affair. She's a doctor; and on top of that; her husband David is the self-styled Angriest Man in Holloway. But when David suddenly becomes good - properly give-away-all-his-money good - Katie's sums no longer add up and she is forced to ask herself some very hard questions.
Long Way Down
'Can I explain why I wanted to jump off the top of a tower block?' For disgraced TV presenter Martin Sharp the answer's pretty simple: he has; in his own words; 'pissed his life away'. And on New Year's Eve; he's going to end it all. But not; as it happens; alone.
Rob is good on music: he owns a small record shop and has strong views on what's decent and what isn't. But he's much less good on relationships. In fact; he's not at all sure that he wants to commit himself to anyone. So it's hardly surprising that his girlfriend decides that enough is enough.
A famous account of growing up to be a fanatical football supporter. Told through a series of match reports; FEVER PITCH has enjoyed enormous critical and commercial success since it was first published in 1992. It has helped to create a new kind ofsports writing; and established Hornby as one of the finest writers of his generation.
Sam is sixteen and a skater. Just so there are no terrible misunderstandings: skating = skateboarding. There's no ice. Life is ticking along nicely for Sam: his mum's got rid of her rubbish boyfriend; he's thinking about college and he's met someone. Alicia. Then a little accident happens.
About a Boy
The only trouble is; his friends are succumbing to responsibilities and children and he's increasingly left out in the cold. How can someone brilliantly equipped for meaningless relationships ensure that he'll continue to meet beautiful Julie Christie-like women and ensure that they'll throw him over before things get too profound? A brief encounter with a single mother sets Will off on his new career; that of 'serial nice guy.' As far as he's concerned--and remember; concern isn't his strong suit--he's the perfect catch for the young mother on the go. After an interlude of sexual bliss; she'll realise that her child isn't ready for a man in their life and Will can ride off into the
Excellent collection set
Excellent collection set
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