Things My Girlfriend and I Have Argued about
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Things My Girlfriend and I Have Argued about

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Things My Girlfriend and I Have Argued About concerns a guy named Pel who lives with his German girlfriend, Ursula. Pel leads an uneventful life--quietly bluffing his way through his job and discovering new things to argue about with Ursula. But when his boss mysteriously disappears, Pel steps innocently into his shoes and his life spirals out of control in a chaotic whirl of stolen money, missing colleagues, and Chinese mafiosi. Its fractured thriller plot punctuated by blazingly hilarious set-piece arguments between the hapless Pel and the unflappable Ursula, Things My Girlfriend and I Have Argued About is a brilliant comic novel examining the unique warfare in long-term relationships.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 373 pages
  • 132.08 x 200.66 x 22.86mm | 408.23g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Villard Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Us.
  • 081296666X
  • 9780812966664
  • 781,640

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Things My Girlfriend and I Have Argued About concerns a guy named Pel who lives with his German girlfriend, Ursula. Pel leads an uneventful life--quietly bluffing his way through his job and discovering new things to argue about with Ursula. But when his boss mysteriously disappears, Pel steps innocently into his shoes and his life spirals out of control in a chaotic whirl of stolen money, missing colleagues, and Chinese mafiosi. Its fractured thriller plot punctuated by blazingly hilarious set-piece arguments between the hapless Pel and the unflappable Ursula, Things My Girlfriend and I Have Argued About is a brilliant comic novel examining the unique warfare in long-term relationships.show more

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"[A] brilliantly-written comedy . . . both funny and affectionate." --The Guardian "There is little to say about coupledom that is not wittily and often movingly explored here. Sharply-written, brilliantly-observed and absolutely hilarious." --Daily Mail "A funny and heart-warming comedy about love, fatherhood and being in the wrong places at all the wrong times."--Essentialsshow more

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1 3% (87)
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