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You Don’t Love Me Yet

Jonathan Lethem

From Jonathan Lethem, the acclaimed author of The Fortress of Solitude, comes You Don’t Love Me Yet, a quirky romantic comedy set among an aspiring rock band in LA.

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Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571235643
Date Published
05.06.2008
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Summary

Lucinda Hoekke works at The Complaint Line, listening to anonymous callers air their random grievances. She becomes captivated by the ruminations of one particular caller, and they fall desperately in love. Lucinda also plays bass in a struggling band whose lyricist, Bedwin, is suffering from writer’s block, and whose lead singer, Matthew, has kidnapped a kangaroo from the local zoo. Hoping to re-charge the band’s creative energy, Lucinda ‘suggests’ some of The Complainer’s philosophical musings to Bedwin, who transforms them into brilliant songs – with disastrous consequences. What results is a comedy of plagiarism, usurpation, and sex, with delightful echoes of Jane Austen’s Emma

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Jonathan Lethem was born in New York and attended Bennington College. He is the author of seven novels including Fortress of Solitude and Motherless Brooklyn, which was named Novel of the Year by Esquire and won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Salon Book Award, as well as the Macallan Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger. He has also…

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