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Nick Hornby/Sue Townsend

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BlahBlahBlahhh Thu 02-May-13 22:03:15

Have just finished How to be good and The woman who went to bed for a year. Absolutely loved them both, right up my street. Not sure what genre you would call them....can anyone recommend some easy reading books that are similar, cheers

IamMrsElf Fri 03-May-13 09:27:24

I love everything by Nick Hornby, have you read his others? A Long Way Down was good. I like this genre too and struggle to name it.

BlahBlahBlahhh Fri 03-May-13 09:58:44

Thanks Mrs Elf....I've got a feeling I might have it in a bag of books in the attic...will go and have a rummage. Just ordered Fever Pitch and High Fidelity on ebay. Read About a boy a long time ago. They are nice easy reading.

Frawli Fri 03-May-13 20:53:48

I wasn't very keen on How to be good so haven't read any by Hornby since, but I loved About a Boy, Fever Pitch and High Fidelity. I have A Long Way Down by him too, haven't read it yet though.

valiumredhead Mon 06-May-13 22:18:34

I loved The Woman who went to bed for a Year as well - great book smile

High Fidelity is one I re read every year or so and enjoy it every time grin

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Tue 07-May-13 19:25:50

LOVED About A Boy and High Fidelity but didn't like his others. Love the film of About A Boy too.

iseenodust Wed 08-May-13 15:18:09

The Guernsey Potato & Literary Appreciation Soc was a good read.

mmack Wed 08-May-13 22:08:10

How about Libby Purves? Easy to read but well written and involving.

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