High Fidelity

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Do you know your desert-island, all-time, top five most memorable split-ups? Rob does. He keeps a list, in fact. But Laura isn't on it - even though she's just become his latest ex. He's got his life back, you see. He can do what he wants when he wan ...Continua
Wrote 9/29/14

Pag. 15 "Sometimes I got so bored of trying to touch her breasts that I would try to touch her between her legs, it was like trying to borrow a fiver, getting turned down, and asking to borrow fifty quid instead."

First time reading in original version Nick Hornby, one of my favourite contemporary writers, and I found this novel and his tone of writing really stunning and amazing with dialogues and basic human feelings so well expressed.

Wrote 8/9/13
Credo di essere una delle poche a cui questo libro non è piaciuto. Non ho letto niente di nuovo in realtà, drammi esistenziali di un trentenne raccontati in chiave pseudo-umoristica. In alcuni passaggi mi ha annoiato non poco. http://startfromscratch...Continua
Wrote 1/6/12
Rob was thirty-five years old and he liked to make all-time top five this and that. He was a music enthusiast and owned an old record shop. Rob was ditched by Laura. Though this could not make its way into Rob's list of top five split-ups, he foun...Continua
Wrote 9/17/11
high five

Very funny and clever. Loved it.

Miss Antropia
Wrote Aug 24, 2015, 11:02
I'm cross because I know I'm stuck, and I don't like it. It would be nicer, in some ways, if I wasn't so bound to her; it would be nicer if those sweet possibilities, that dreamy anticipation you have when you're fifteen or twenty or twenty-five, eve...Continua
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Miss Antropia
Wrote Aug 24, 2015, 10:58
The notion that the amount of...of life I have on my plate won't be anough to fill me up alarms me. I thought we were supposed to ditch anything superfluous and get by on the rest, and that doesn't appear to be the case at all.
Pag. 219
Miss Antropia
Wrote Aug 24, 2015, 10:56
I don't even feel as if I'm the centre of my own world, so how am I supposed to feel as though I'm the centre of anyone else's?
Pag. 221
Miss Antropia
Wrote Aug 24, 2015, 10:52
'I just want you to see that I'm not entirely defined by my relationship with you. I want you to see that just because we're getting sorted out, it doesn't mean that I'm getting sorted out. I've got other doubts and worries and ambitions. [...] Ther...Continua
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Miss Antropia
Wrote Aug 24, 2015, 10:45
'So you weren't interested in the music at all?' 'Well, yes. A bit. And more so then than I am now. That's life, though, isn't it?' 'But you see...That's all there is for me. There isn't anything else. If you've lost interest in that, you've lost int...Continua
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