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Publisher Comments:

By all appearances, Laurence Passmore is sitting pretty. True, he is almost bald and his nickname in "Tubby", but the TV sitcom he writes keeps the money coming in, he has an exclusive house in Rummridge, a state-of-the-art car, a vigorous sex life with his wife of thirty years, and a platonic mistress to talk shop with. What money can't buy, and his many therapists can't deliver, is contentment. It's not the trouble behind the scenes of his TV show that's bugging him or even the persistent pain in his knee; it's this deeper, nameless unease. Is it a spiritual crisis or just one of the midlife variety?

Tubby's quest for the source of it will lead into an obsession with Kierkegaard, brushes with the police, gossip-column notoriety, and strange beds and bedrooms worldwide.

Synopsis:

From the critically acclaimed author of Nice Work and Small World comes a dazzling comedy of midlife crisis. TV sitcom writer Lawrence True's quest for contentment leads him into an obsession with Kierkegaard, brushes with the police, gossip-column notoriety, and strange beds worldwide. "A quirky and enchanting tale".--Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times.

About the Author

David Lodge is the author of twelve novels and a novella, including the Booker Prize finalists Small World and Nice Work. He is also the author of many works of literary criticism, including The Art of Fiction and Consciousness and the Novel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140249002
Author:
Lodge, David
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Psychotherapy
Subject:
Midlife crisis
Subject:
London (England) Fiction.
Subject:
Humorous
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 1003.
Publication Date:
19960731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
7.72x5.24x.63 in. .50 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , From the critically acclaimed author of Nice Work and Small World comes a dazzling comedy of midlife crisis. TV sitcom writer Lawrence True's quest for contentment leads him into an obsession with Kierkegaard, brushes with the police, gossip-column notoriety, and strange beds worldwide. "A quirky and enchanting tale".--Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times.

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