Talking It Over

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jun 15, 2011 - Fiction - 288 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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Stuart Hughes and Oliver Russell have been friends since childhood. When the fiscally astute but socially inept Stuart meets the beautiful and artistic Gillian Wyatt at a London wine bar, Oliver can ... Read full review

Contents

His His or Her Their
Lend Us a Quid
That Summer I Was Brilliant
Now
Everything Starts Here
Stave Off Alzheimers
Now Heres a Funny Thing
OK Boulogne It Is
Love c
Spare Me Val Spare Yourselves Val
What I Think
Now Theres One Cigarette in the Ashtray
Tidying Up
De Consolatione Pecuniae
Sont fous les Anglais
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I Dont Love You
Im Not Sure I Can Believe This

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About the author (2011)

Julian Barnes is the author of nine novels, including Metroland, Flaubert's Parrot, A History of the World in 10 ? Chapters, England, England and Arthur and George, and two collections of short stories, Cross Channel and The Lemon Table.

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