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Therapy

Lodge, David

Published by Secker & Warburg, 1995
ISBN 10: 0436203340 / ISBN 13: 9780436203343
/ Condition: Fine / Soft cover
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Title: Therapy

Publisher: Secker & Warburg

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Uncorrected bound proof of first UK edition; fine; signed on title page by author. Bookseller Inventory # 000493

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Synopsis: By all appearances, Laurence Passmore is sitting pretty. True, he is almost bald and his nickname in "Tubby", but the TV sitcom he writes keeps the money coming in, he has an exclusive house in Rummridge, a state-of-the-art car, a vigorous sex life with his wife of thirty years, and a platonic mistress to talk shop with. What money can't buy, and his many therapists can't deliver, is contentment. It's not the trouble behind the scenes of his TV show that's bugging him or even the persistent pain in his knee; it's this deeper, nameless unease. Is it a spiritual crisis or just one of the midlife variety?

Tubby's quest for the source of it will lead into an obsession with Kierkegaard, brushes with the police, gossip-column notoriety, and strange beds and bedrooms worldwide.

About the Author: David Lodge is the author of twelve novels and a novella, including the Booker Prize finalists Small World and Nice Work. He is also the author of many works of literary criticism, including The Art of Fiction and Consciousness and the Novel.

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