Talking it Over

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Vintage Books, 1992 - Fiction - 275 pages
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In this powerfully affecting Flaubert's Parrot gives readers a brilliant take on the deceptions that make up the quivering substrata of erotic love. "An interplay of serious thought and dazzling wit. . . . It's moving, it's funny, it's frightening . . . fiction at its best".--New York Times Book Review.

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User Review  - oldblack - LibraryThing

I had a bit of a love-hate relationship with this book. In the end I came away from the reading experience still not sure how I felt about it. There's a character in the book - Oliver - who is always ... Read full review

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User Review  - viviennestrauss - LibraryThing

Wish I had went with my gut instinct and quit reading this last fall. Ending up skimming the last 50 pages. No likable characters and overuse of the word "crepuscular" specifically and overall pretentiousness generally. Read full review


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Born in Leicester in 1946, Julian Barnes is the author of nine novels, a book of stories, and a collection of essays. He has won both the Prix Medicis and the Prix Femina, and in 1988 was made a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He lives in London.

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