Submarine

Author:   Joe Dunthorne
Publisher:   Penguin Books Ltd
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9780241986462


Pages:   304
Publication Date:   06 June 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Meet Oliver Tate, 15. Convinced that his father is depressed ( Depression comes in bouts. Like boxing. Dad is in the blue corner ) and his mother is having an affair with her capoeira teacher, a hippy-looking twonk , he embarks on a hilariously misguided campaign to bring the family back together. Meanwhile, he is also trying to lose his virginity - before he turns sixteeen - to his pyromaniac girlfriend Jordana. Will Oliver succeed in either aim? Submerge yourself in Submarine and find out . . .

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Author:   Joe Dunthorne
Publisher:   Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:   Penguin Books Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 11.10cm , Height: 1.80cm , Length: 18.10cm
Weight:   0.167kg
ISBN:  

9780241986462


ISBN 10:   024198646
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   06 June 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Not yet available   Availability explained
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Dunthorne captures the mores of Britain today better than novelists twice his age. He is sure to write books that declare more than their vocabulary * New Statesman * Excellent . . . the wonderful, Day-Glo certainties of adolescence have rarely been so brilliantly laid out * Independent on Sunday * A richly amusing tale of mock GCSEs, sex, death and challenging vocabulary . . . Excruciatingly funny incidents and cracking gags * Time Out * Transplants The Catcher in the Rye to south Wales . . . Dunthorne can make you laugh like you did during double physics on a wet Wednesday afternoon * Observer * Brilliant . . . laugh-out-loud enjoyable. The sharpest, funniest, rudest account of a troubled teenager's coming-of-age since The Catcher in the Rye * Independent * Dunthorne captures the mores of Britain today better than novelists twice his age * New Statesman * A brilliant first novel by a young man of ferocious comic talent * The Times *


Dunthorne captures the mores of Britain today better than novelists twice his age. He is sure to write books that declare more than their vocabulary * New Statesman * Dunthorne captures the mores of Britain today better than novelists twice his age. He is sure to write books that declare more than their vocabulary * New Statesman * Excellent . . . the wonderful, Day-Glo certainties of adolescence have rarely been so brilliantly laid out * Independent on Sunday * A richly amusing tale of mock GCSEs, sex, death and challenging vocabulary . . . Excruciatingly funny incidents and cracking gags * Time Out * Transplants The Catcher in the Rye to south Wales . . . Dunthorne can make you laugh like you did during double physics on a wet Wednesday afternoon * Observer * Brilliant . . . laugh-out-loud enjoyable. The sharpest, funniest, rudest account of a troubled teenager's coming-of-age since The Catcher in the Rye * Independent * Dunthorne captures the mores of Britain today better than novelists twice his age * New Statesman * A brilliant first novel by a young man of ferocious comic talent * The Times *


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Joe Dunthorne was born and brought up in Swansea. He is the author of Submarine, which has been translated into fifteen languages and made into an acclaimed film directed by Richard Ayoade, and Wild Abandon, which won the 2012 Encore Award. A collection of his poetry is published as Faber New Poets 5. Joe Dunthorne lives in London and The Adulterants is his third novel. www.joedunthorne.com

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