Dinner For Two

by Mike Gayle | Humor | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0340767960 Global Overview for this book
Registered by LittleMoo of Loughborough, Leicestershire United Kingdom on 8/12/2007
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Journal Entry 1 by LittleMoo from Loughborough, Leicestershire United Kingdom on Sunday, August 12, 2007
Amazon.co.uk Review
Dinner for Two, the fourth novel from Mike Gayle, is, like its predecessors, a "blokes can be sensitive too" gander at the complicated lives of late twenty/thirtysomething Londoners. Dave Harding is a "serious music" journalist for Louder magazine, a publication "staffed by pro-faced boys who think that the more obscure the band is the cooler they are". When Louder folds Dave finds himself penning articles for Femme, a women''s glossy edited by his beloved wife, Izzy, and then lands a job as the agony uncle of Teen Scene, a boy-band saturated magazine for adolescent girls. (Gayle was himself a jobbing journalist and agony uncle and in the interest of realism (or economy) re-purposes some of his own pieces for Cosmo etc. here.)

"Love Doctor" Dave finds, to his immense surprise, he rather enjoys his new career, soon he''s dispensing romantic advice to correspondents, friends and colleagues with gay abandon. Since Izzy''s recent miscarriage however, Dave has been obsessed with one thing: babies. At 31, he wants, more than anything else, to become a father, that is until he receives an astonishing letter from Nicola, a 13-year-old Teen Scene reader. Nicola claims that Dave is her Dad. After a few clandestine meetings in McDonalds and Burger Kings he''s convinced but should he tell Izzy anything? True to his gender he dithers with predictably catastrophic, well, to be completely honest, mildly (and only briefly) unfortunate results.--Travis Elborough

Journal Entry 2 by LittleMoo at Bookmooch.com, a bookmoocher -- Controlled Releases on Monday, April 20, 2009

Released 9 yrs ago (4/20/2009 UTC) at Bookmooch.com, a bookmoocher -- Controlled Releases

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On it's way to a Bookmoocher, and hopefully a new Bookcrosser, in Taiwan. Part of the Around the World BC Challenge 2009.

Journal Entry 3 by wingAnonymousFinderwing on Sunday, May 10, 2009
This book is brand new, with very cute bookcrossing sticker on it. I am starting to read it. :)

CAUGHT IN TAIPEI TAIWAN

Journal Entry 4 by cigdemchen from Taipei 臺北, Taipei City Taiwan on Sunday, May 10, 2009
I received this book from little Moo. It's like brand new with very cute bookcrossing sitckers on it. This is my first bookcrossing book. I am starting to reat it. cheers, cigdemchen

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