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Glover"s mistake

by Nick Laird

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Published by Penguin Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roommates -- Fiction,
  • Single men -- Fiction,
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction,
  • Friendship -- Fiction,
  • Jealousy -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNick Laird.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6112.A35 G66 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23057073M
    ISBN 109780670020973
    LC Control Number2009004099
    OCLC/WorldCa276819211

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    Get this from a library! Glover's mistake. [Nick Laird] -- David Pinner is a disaffected thirty-something college teacher who has replaced active participation in life with a snide, cynical presence online. James Glover, his younger, cooler roommate, is. 5 quotes from Glover's Mistake: ‘We would all rather be loved for what we seem to be.’ Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Glover's Mistake by Nick Laird ratings, average rating, 77 reviews Open Preview Glover's.

    About the Book. From a rising young novelist comes an artful meditation on love and life in contemporary London. When David Pinner introduces his former teacher, the American artist Ruth Marks, to his friend and flatmate James Glover, he unwittingly sets in place a love triangle loaded with tension, guilt and heartbreak. "A friendship, too, is a kind of romance"—complete with possessiveness, jealousy, and mistrust—in Nick Laird's satirical second novel, Glover's Pinner, a paunchy academic on the fringes of London's art scene, reconnects with his idol and former teacher, Ruth .


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Nick Laird has captured it perfectly and infused it into his novel, “Glover’s Mistake,” a book that engages even when it makes readers slightly uncomfortable. “Glover’s Mistake” is a novel about contemporary manners as much as Jane Austen’s writings were in Glovers mistake book 19th century, 3/5. Glover's Mistake is a novel about social relationships in contemporary London.

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Glover's Mistake is a novel Glovers mistake book social relationships in contemporary London. It is a small story that suggests the broader theme of fragmented and distorted communication facilitated in part by internet social networking/5(61). Glover's Mistake is a novel about social relationships in contemporary London.

It is a small story that suggests the broader theme of fragmented and distorted communication facilitated in part by internet social networking. The characters (especially David) seem to do things in order to talk/write about them hoping that someone, anyone, will /5(62). Glover's Mistake is a novel about social relationships in contemporary London.

It is a small story that suggests the broader theme of fragmented and distorted communication facilitated in part by internet social networking/5(62). The first third of “Glover’s Mistake” is occasionally marred by a bit too much telling and not quite enough showing.

And at times, Laird’s consciousness seems to overwhelm his characters’.Author: Mark Sarvas. Review: Glover's Mistake by Nick LairdWell-judged details lift Nick Laird's revenge tale above the ordinary. By Harry Ritchie it is a book that takes its characters pretty seriously, feeling.

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Glover’s Mistake forgoes Northern Ireland completely, despite, I believe, the character of Glover being originally conceived of as a small time Northern Irish boy in London.

As it happens he’s from Suffolk and his last appearance, following the titular mistake, offers one of the book’s finest passages. Glover's Mistake Nick Laird. When David Pinner introduces his former teacher, the American artist Ruth Marks, to his friend and flatmate James Glover, he unwittingly sets in place a love triangle loaded with tension, guilt and heartbreak.

About Glover’s Mistake. An insightful and drolly satirical novel about contemporary romance–“the kind of book Jane Austen would’ve written had she been male and hipper.” –Chicago Tribune Look out for Nick Laird’s new novel, Modern Gods, coming in June `"Glover's Mistake" is a fine, thoughtful piece of work that combines a compelling plot and pithy insights into the relationship between creativity and criticism; between art and those who make their livings skulking in its shadow.'.

Glover's Mistake: A Novel [Laird, Nick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Glover's Mistake: A Novel4/5(29). ‘It is a book that takes its characters pretty seriously, feeling their pain and acknowledging the complexity and muddle of their lives the strength of this book comes from the sheer quality of the writing.’ Guardian ‘Glover’s Mistake is a curiously old fashioned book, although not in a bad s:   Nick Laird’s new novel, Glover’s Mistake, is structured around an old trick: that of the unreliable narrator.

Although it isn’t actually written in the first person, it is presented from the. Get this from a library. Glover's mistake. [Nick Laird] -- A love triangle between two flatmates and an American artist fractures the lives of all three amid the London art scene--full of new money, intellectual pretension, and posh restaurants--in this.

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A deceptively light-hearted, waspish take on a triangular love affair in a lovingly-portrayed London. Slightly unnerving and almost completely heartless - I enjoyed it very much. Find similar books Profile.

Books with similar rating. Borrow. Select UK region. My review of Nick Laird's novel, Glover's Mistake, appears in this Sunday's New York Times Book Review.

Here's the opening: “Who knows what you mean by love?” This question, posed by the immoderately gifted Nick Laird in his poem “Estimates,” runs like a burning filament through the heart of his fiction and poetry.Get this from a library!

Glover's mistake. [Nick Laird] -- When David Pinner introduces his former teacher, the American artist Ruth Marks, to his friend and flatmate James Glover, he unwittingly sets in place a love triangle loaded with tension, guilt and.As David begins an online flirtation and continues to write supercilious, self-serving blog entries for the deliciously named Damp Review, the reader must discover whether Ruth or David is James Glover’s Mistake.

Another sharply observed book by a very funny Author: Nick Laird.