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    Come Together (Paperback) By (author) Josie Lloyd, By (author) Emlyn Rees

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    DescriptionMeet Jack Jack Rossiter. I'm twenty-seven years old, single, and live with my best mate Matt. Matt and I started hanging out when we were eight. Life was simpler then. Our idea of fashion was polyester. I told him I wanted to be a spy and he asked me who I'd marry. I imagined falling in love with a girl so perfect I couldn't even guess her name. Things have changed since then. I did fall in love for a while but it didn't work out. And single is good, single is fun. Meet Amy Sometimes in my darker moments I've thought about applying to go on Blind Date. 'She's gorgeous, she's from London, come in Amy Crosbie!' (Wolf whistling and applause.) Actually it's a bit of a worry. I think it's my warped way of telling myself something's got to change. It's been six months since I last had sex. Six months! I mean, I've got my own flat, I've got A levels - so come on down Mr Right. At least it would get my mother off my back. Now find out what happens when they meet each other ...


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    Title
    Come Together
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Josie Lloyd, By (author) Emlyn Rees
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 255 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780099279273
    ISBN 10: 0099279274
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    DC21: 823.914
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    BISAC V2.8: NON000000
    Libri: B-232
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Publisher
    Cornerstone
    Imprint name
    ARROW BOOKS LTD
    Publication date
    01 August 1999
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Josie Lloyd and Emlyn Rees each had novels of their own published before teaming up to write the bestsellers Come Together, Come Again, The Boy Next Door, Love Lives and We are Family. They are married and live in London with their two daughters.
    Review quote
    "The power couple of popular romance."--"The Times"
    Review text
    It's "he said/she said" time in this jointly authored debut describing the rocky course of true love from the vastly differing perspectives of the man and the woman in question. Jack Rossiter is one of those struggling young artists who get down on their knees early every morning before they go to bed and thank God that He has spared them the torments of a real job. A painter living in London, Jack works a couple of days a week at a chichi Mayfair gallery but spends most of his time drinking with mates and picking up girls. He lives in an old pub owned by his best friend Matt (a lawyer), and he and Matt are able to make good use of the still-intact bar and pool table to throw some of the most raucous parties in West London. Somehow or other, Jack sleeps with Amy Crosbie one night, thereby setting in motion a chain of events he could never have imagined - related here in chapters that alternate between Jack's and Amy's first-person narratives. Amy is an aspiring fashion designer working as a temp, and once Jack gets around to giving her a "morning after" call a couple of weeks later, the two get together with a vengeance, and Jack actually falls in love. They go to Brighton together, leam how to hold hands in public, and everything is fine until Jack seduces an artist's model and Amy finds out. Jack professes sorrow, but Amy is not so sure. Can she trust this character?. Would you? Fortunately for the reader, the course of true love is crooked enough to keep the story moving in interesting directions, but not so tangled as to keep it from straightening out nicely in the end. Standard boy-meets-girl stuff, but told with real wit and flair. (Kirkus Reviews)