Girlfriend 44

Girlfriend 44

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Harry's one ambition is to find the perfect girl for him. He doesn't ask for much; just a beautiful intellectual who doesn't mind his constant infidelity. Harry's best friend Gerrard did once find true love - but he didn't realise it until the day she left him. Even if he does find a woman who meets his exacting criteria, he's not sure he can trust her not to grow old eventually. Then, they meet Alice. She's the only woman in the world Harry and Gerrard can agree on. Unfortunately, she seems to like both of them. Gerrard wants Alice for himself, but Harry will stop at nothing to win her. Friendship is forgotten and even a little light poisoning is on the cards. But can a man who thinks size ten is a bit on the chubby side grow up fast enough to win the girl of his dreams?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 110 x 176 x 36mm | 258.55g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747268142
  • 9780747268147

Review quote

'There are shades of Withnail and I, as well as Notting Hill, in this laugh-out-loud look at a couple of gropers on the prowl' Belfast Telegraph 'Sharp and funny' -- Loaded 'Dazzlingly funny and oh so true...' -- Jill Mansell 'Funny, sharp and so realistic you think you know all the characters... We loved GIRLFRIEND 44 so much' -- New Woman 'Hilarious... [Barrowcliffe is] an assured stylist with a lively, wordy wit' -- Independent on Sunday 'I howled with laughter... Lively, witty and upbeat... If you've got any sense of humour at all you'll be hard pushed to get through GIRLFRIEND 44 without laughing out loud' -- Mirror 'A natural chronicler of the love-lorn male' -- The Times 'Smart and funny' -- Cosmopolitan 'A hilarious read' -- Company 'Fresh, funny' -- PS Magazine 'So funny... Zany, alive and always true to itself' Wall Street Journal -- Wall Street Journal 20010902show more

About Mark Barrowcliffe

Mark Barrowcliffe grew up in Coventry. He worked as a journalist and also as a stand-up comedian before giving up work to write his first novel, GIRLFRIEND 44.show more

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289 ratings
3.12 out of 5 stars
5 14% (40)
4 27% (77)
3 28% (81)
2 21% (62)
1 10% (29)
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