Love, etc (novel)
First edition (UK)
|Publisher||Jonathan Cape (UK)|
|2000 (UK), 2001 (US)|
|Media type||Print, Audio & eBook|
|Preceded by||Talking it Over|
Love, etc was written some ten years after Talking it Over and is set ten years later. In the intervening period Stuart, the protagonist, has emigrated to America, remarried, opened a restaurant, got divorced and returned to England where he has set up a successful organic food business. Meanwhile, Oliver and Gillian and their two daughters live in a small flat in north-east London, Oliver still seeks success as a writer supported by Gillian's picture restoration. Stuart appears to have forgiven Oliver for stealing his wife and offers him a job as a driver...
- Showalter, Elaine (4 August 2000). "Careless talk costs wives". The Guardian. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
- The Complete Review (containing links to reviews in The Guardian, The Observer and The New York Times and quotes from many others)
- Julian Barnes Website: Love, etc
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