How to be good
London GP Katie Carr always thought she was a good person. With her husband David making a living as 'The Angriest Man in Holloway', she figured she could put up with anything.Until, that is, David meets DJ Goodnews and becomes a good person too. A far-too-good person who starts committing crimes... show more
London GP Katie Carr always thought she was a good person. With her husband David making a living as 'The Angriest Man in Holloway', she figured she could put up with anything.Until, that is, David meets DJ Goodnews and becomes a good person too. A far-too-good person who starts committing crimes of charity like taking in the homeless and giving their kids' toys away. Suddenly Katie's feeling very bad about herself, and thinking that if charity begins at home, then maybe it's time to move...
Publish date: 2001 (data przybliżona)
Pages no: 244
Edition language: English
I don't really know how to feel about this book. It was an all-time favourite of one of my friends, who just kept talking about the book until I promised I would read it, so perhaps my expectations were just a bit to high. Especially when I'm told it's going to be funny... I've read that feelings ...
Sort of the same feeling that I got from 'A Long Way Down'. Great first half, then watering down a bit, floating between 3 and 4. I suppose it was less the case in this one, so I went for 4. As always with Nick Hornby the dialogue and characters are very lifelike and amusing and his observations spo...
Als ich den Klappentext zuerst las, dachte ich an einen Frauenroman, von einem Mann geschrieben, aber diese Geschichte ist wirklich "completely different" und sehr amüsant für eine Zynikerin wie mich.Die Ärztin Katie ist mit einem wütenden, unglücklichen, zynischen, rhetorisch sehr talentierten Misa...
Nick Horby does a great job depicting life and emotions through a realistic but comedic style. This book didn't disappoint me, it's as good as the rest of his works.
At the beginning I was sceptical when I've received this book by lend. I used to be a Nick Hornby fan, but, as it often happens to me, I had lost interest for him as a novelist as soon as he's became too popular. I know, I know I'm just a snob.But Hornby's favourite lists were everywhere I turn my ...
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