Talking It Over (Paperback)

Julian Barnes

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Winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011. Shy, sensible banker Stuart has trouble with women; that is, until a fortuitous singles night, where he meets Gillian, a picture restorer recovering from a destructive affair. Stuart's best friend Oliver is his complete opposite - a language teacher who 'talks like a dictionary', brash and feckless. Soon Stuart and Gillian are married, but it is not long before a tentative friendship between the three evolves into something far different. Talking it Over is a brilliant and intimate account of love's vicissitudes. It begins as a comedy of misunderstanding, then slowly darkens and deepens, drawing us compellingly into the quagmires of the heart.


Product Details

  • Product code: BHYCT
  • ISBN: 9780099540137
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 20.2cm x 15.4cm
  • Pages: 288
  • Publish date: 06/08/2009

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