High Fidelity

Publisher details

High Fidelity
Author
Nick Hornby
Publisher
Penguin
Genre
Fiction
Released
01 January, 1995

Synopsis

'Do you know your desert island, all-time, top five most memorable split-ups?'Rob does. He keeps a list, in fact. But Laura isn't on it – even though she's just become his latest ex. He's got his life back, you see. He can do what he wants when he wants: like listen to whatever music he likes, look up the girls that are on his list, and generally behave as if Laura never mattered. But Rob finds he can't move on. He's stick in a really deep grove – and it's called Laura. Soon, he's asking himself some big questions: about love, about life – and about why we choose to share ours with the people we do.'Leaves you believing not only in the redemptive power of music but above all the redemptive power of love.' Independent'A triumphant first novel. True to life and moving.' Financial Times'Extremely cleverly observed.' Mail on Sunday'Funny and compulsive.' GQ#97 in ABC My Favourite Book 
Nick Hornby
About the author

Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby was born in 1957, and is the author of the novels SlamHigh FidelityAbout a BoyHow to be Good and A Long Way Down. He is also the author of Fever Pitch, a book on his life as a devoted supporter of Arsenal Football Club, and has edited the collection of short stories Speaking with the Angel. He has also written a book about his favourite songs, 31 Songs, and his reading habits,The Complete Polysyllabic Spree. His latest book is Juliet, Naked.In 1999, he was awarded the E. M. Forster award by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives and works in Highbury, North London.

Books by Nick Hornby

Related articles

Podcast: Nigella Lawson on why Cook, Eat, Repeat is the Story of her Life

Podcast

3 December 2020

Podcast: Nigella Lawson on why Cook, Eat, Repeat is the Story of her Life

    Colour, cut and hang: Make your own bauble with this Bluey: Verandah Santa activity pack

    News | Book Life

    2 December 2020

    Colour, cut and hang: Make your own bauble with this Bluey: Verandah Santa activity pack

    Colouring essentials: Enjoy colouring fun from Grug and the Bushfire by Ted Prior

    News | Book Life

    2 December 2020

    Colouring essentials: Enjoy colouring fun from Grug and the Bushfire by Ted Prior

    Fabulous fantasy: The power and magic of fairy-tales

    News | Book Life

    2 December 2020

    Fabulous fantasy: The power and magic of fairy-tales

    What's on Bluey's Head? Connect the dots in this Bluey: Hooray It's Christmas activity sheet

    News | Book Life

    1 December 2020

    What's on Bluey's Head? Connect the dots in this Bluey: Hooray It's Christmas activity sheet

    Never too old: The joy and benefit of reading aloud at any age

    News | Book Life

    1 December 2020

    Never too old: The joy and benefit of reading aloud at any age

    How books help develop children’s empathy and boost their emotional development

    News | Book Life

    1 December 2020

    How books help develop children’s empathy and boost their emotional development

    Podcast: Ben Pobjie on Life in Comedy and How it Shapes his Writing

    Podcast

    1 December 2020

    Podcast: Ben Pobjie on Life in Comedy and How it Shapes his Writing

      Live Book Event: Meg Keneally, Author of The Wreck

      News | Events & Festivals

      1 December 2020

      Live Book Event: Meg Keneally, Author of The Wreck

        Podcast: Dawn French on Making Lifelong Friendships

        Podcast

        30 November 2020

        Podcast: Dawn French on Making Lifelong Friendships

          COMMENTS

          Leave a Reply

          Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *