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No More Mr. Nice Guy: A Novel

No More Mr. Nice Guy: A Novel

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by Howard Jacobson
     
 

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Frank Ritz is a television critic. His partner, Melissa Paul, is the author of pornographic novels for liberated women. He watches crap all day; she writes crap all day. It's a life. Or it was a life. But now they're fighting, locked in oral combat. He won't shut up and she is putting her finger down her throat again. So there's only one thing for it -- Frank has to

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Frank Ritz is a television critic. His partner, Melissa Paul, is the author of pornographic novels for liberated women. He watches crap all day; she writes crap all day. It's a life. Or it was a life. But now they're fighting, locked in oral combat. He won't shut up and she is putting her finger down her throat again. So there's only one thing for it -- Frank has to go.
But go where? And do what? Frank Ritz has been in heat more or less continuously since he could speak his own name. Let him out of the house and his first instinct is to go looking for sex. Deviant sex. treacherous sex, even straight sex, so long as it's immoderate--he's never been choosy. But what happens when sex is all you know but no longer what you want?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608197354
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
10/04/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

An award-winning writer and broadcaster, Howard Jacobson was born in Manchester, brought up in Prestwich and was educated at Stand Grammar School in Whitefield, and Downing College, Cambridge, where he studied under F. R. Leavis. He lectured for three years at the University of Sydney before returning to teach at Selwyn College, Cambridge. His novels include Kalooki Nights (longlisted for the Man Booker Prize), The Act of Love, and, most recently, The Finkler Question, winner of the Man Booker Prize. Howard Jacobson lives in London.
An award-winning writer and broadcaster, Howard Jacobson was born in Manchester, brought up in Prestwich and was educated at Stand Grammar School in Whitefield, and Downing College, Cambridge, where he studied under F. R. Leavis. He lectured for three years at the University of Sydney before returning to teach at Selwyn College, Cambridge. His novels include The Mighty Walzer (winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize), Kalooki Nights (longlisted for the Man Booker Prize), the highly acclaimed The Act of Love, the 2010 Man Booker Prize-winning, The Finkler Question and, most recently, Zoo Time. Howard Jacobson lives in Soho, London.

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Dr_Wilson_Trivino More than 1 year ago
Frank Ritz, finds himself in a conundrum, he lives his days watching worthless television as his partner, lover becomes more isolated into her writing world. She demands quiet and has a certain way of being, but his television watching is what pays the bills, while her erotic writing fulfills her creative needs. After one last straw, Frank is on an odyssey to seek the underbelly of human sexuality. To discover deviant behavior and find what floats his boat. In No More Mr. Nice Guy, you discover that often what you really want, is not what you really want. A humorous peek into the intriguing world of one man’s desires and discovers that he really never needed to venture farther from his own bed room.