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By Jonathan Coe

A contact of Love is Jonathan Coe's delightfully comedian and relocating novel approximately no longer becoming in.

Robin, a postgraduate scholar in Coventry, has spent 4 and a part years now not writing his thesis. He and his educational colleagues, united via pallor, social ineptitude and sexual inexperience, as soon as spent hours discussing their theories, yet they by some means by no means made it into print.

Now his unfinished thesis languishes in a drawer, and Robin hides in his room, more and more apprehensive by means of a global he doesn't comprehend. His buddies have failed him and romance eludes him. His merely outlet is his brief tales, scribbled in notebooks and expressing his mystery obsessions and frustrations.

Then, whilst an unlucky and embarrassing incident in a public park lands him in deep trouble, Robin's existence ultimately spirals uncontrolled. . .

A contact of Love is a superb, bittersweet e-book that might be loved via readers of David Nicholls, Nick Hornby and fans of comedian fiction.

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