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Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information, Inc.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
No descriptions, little action -- just page after page of dialogue.
Something isn't right about this one, and this feeling is stronger than ever after having learnt it's about to be made into a movie.
Also, the dialogue for the most part is interesting and "different" from most books, which makes this a fun read.
Mr. Webb has a great eye for the absurd. He mixes it well with clever, non forced dialogue. Where he went weak is the plot. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Dan Tuggle
This book was okay.He writes about normal people which I like.His style is very basic and is usually interesting and good.Published 20 months ago by zeke
After watching the rather splendid movie adaptation from this book (renamed hope springs), I decided to purchase this vocal book. Read morePublished on October 7, 2005 by heals
Here is a novel that reads more like a play. It has virtually no narration and all dialogue. It is about an English gentleman (Colin) who gets dumped by his girlfriend (Vera) and... Read morePublished on July 7, 2004 by Michael A. Newman
One of the funniest, witty stories I've read in a long time.
Brit artist escapes collapsed love affair to regain equilibrium in a New England town. Read more
I almost passed this book up after reading some pretty negatives reviews on it here at Amazon.com I'm so glad I didn't! This is a very funny, very engaging story. Read morePublished on March 23, 2003 by Valerie S. Fowler
To be frank, I am baffled by the praise this book has received. I was "forced" to read it for a book club and found it to be completely unenagaging. Read morePublished on January 15, 2003 by Janie
Loved it... loved it... loved it... Never have I read a book this unique! To be honest I bought the book because I heard that Colin Firth was gonna star in the movie Hope Springs... Read morePublished on May 8, 2002
This is a light read, breezy, and very entertaining story. Although the outcome is predictable, Charles Webb keeps you focused on dialogue and character development. Read morePublished on April 22, 2002