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Starter For Ten By David Nicholls

Starter For Ten by David Nicholls

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In 2004 STARTER FOR TEN was the most exciting novel to hit the shelves since HIGH FIDELITY and BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY. The film - starring James McAvoy, Alice Eve and Rebecca Hall - is destined to be an equally huge success.

Starter For Ten Summary

Starter For Ten by David Nicholls

It's 1985 and Brian Jackson has arrived at university with a burning ambition - to make it onto TV's foremost general knowledge quiz. But no sooner has he embarked on 'The Challenge' than he finds himself falling hopelessly in love with his teammate, the beautiful and charismatic would-be actress, Alice Harbinson. When Alice fails to fall for his slightly over-eager charms, Brian comes up with a foolproof plan to capture her heart once and for all. He's going to win the game, at any cost, because - after all - everyone knows that what a woman really wants from a man is a comprehensive grasp of general knowledge ...STARTER FOR TEN is a comedy about love, class, growing-up and the all-important difference between knowledge and wisdom. Are you up to the challenge of the funniest novel in years?

Starter For Ten Reviews

"* 'Brilliant... we would recommend it to anyone' - Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan * 'Trust us, you'll love it' - Arena * 'Moving, wickedly observed, warm, uplifting and above all blindingly funny... Read this book' - Jack * 'Toe-curlingly embarrassing and cleverly observed... it'll have you wincing and laughing simultaneously. Fabulous' - Company * 'A bittersweet coming-of-age tale... A fine, funny book' - Heat * 'Nicholls' portrayal of student affectations is accurate and funny... clever and well-written' - Independent"

About David Nicholls

David Nicholls's TV credits include the third series of Cold Feet, Rescue Me, and I Saw You. He was co-writer for the film adaptation of Simpatico, which starred Nick Nolte, Jeff Bridges and Sharon Stone. David's bestselling first novel, STARTER FOR TEN, was a Richard and Judy Book Club bestseller in 2004, and David has written the screenplays for forthcoming film versions of both STARTER FOR TEN and THE UNDERSTUDY. Most recently, David wrote a modern version of Much Ado About Nothing for BBC TV, as part of a Shakespeare season which screened in 2005.

Additional information

GOR011895819
9780340924648
0340924640
Starter For Ten by David Nicholls
Used - Like New
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton
2006-09-21
496
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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