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  1. I had to fight to stay focused on the story. My mind kept wandering to more interesting things. The characters were shallow and uninteresting and the plot went no where. The ending was a major disappointment. Maybe Nick Hornby's other works are better, but I will be reluctant to buy another. 1 person found this helpful.
  2. Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of How to Be Good by Nick Hornby, read by Claire Higgins. According to her own complex moral calculations, Katie Carr has earned her affair. She's a doctor, after all, and doctors are decent people, and on top of that, her husband David is the self-styled Angriest Man in Holloway.
  3. "Good" characters in novels are notoriously hard to create, not because goodness is uninteresting, but because when it's uncontaminated by self-interest it isn't plausible, especially in a comedy.
  4. Nick Hornby's How to Be Good was published in by Harcourt Press. The plot focuses on David Carr, who decides to become a man of virtue on the advice of his spiritual adviser named GoodNews.
  5. In Nick Hornby's novel, the heroine's spouse falls under the spell of a faith healer. By JOE QUEENAN. HOW TO BE GOOD By Nick Hornby. pp. New York: Riverhead Books. $ n Page 2 of Nick Hornby's unexpectedly sentimental new novel, the central character admits that the story of .
  6. About How to Be Good. A wise and hilarious novel from the bestselling author of Funny Girl, High Fidelity, and About a Boy. A brutally truthful, compassionate novel about the heart, mind, and soul of a woman who, confronted by her husband’s sudden and extreme spiritual conversion, is forced to learn “how to be good”—whatever that means, and for better or worse.
  7. Hornby's exploration of the true definition of "being good" was both entertaining and thought-provoking. It highlights the hypocrisy of the British middle class (and everyone else), who are determined to "be good" but never seem to truly yozshushicagegagoreandronn.xyzinfo by:
  8. Nick Hornby is the bestselling author of eight novels, including High Fidelity and About a Boy, and several works of non-fiction including his ground-breaking debut, Fever Pitch. He has written numerous award-winning screenplays for film and television including Brooklyn, Wild .
  9. Apr 30,  · Nick Hornby is the author of seven internationally bestselling novels (Funny Girl, High Fidelity, About a Boy, How to be Good, A Long Way Down, Slam and Juliet, Naked) and several works of non-fiction including Fever Pitch, Songbook and Ten Years In The yozshushicagegagoreandronn.xyzinfo has written screenplay adaptions of Lynn Barber’s An Education, nominated for an Academy Award, Cheryl Strayed's Wild /5(76).

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