LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

Saint Valentine

by Nick Tomlinson

Family Drama

LoveReading Expert Review of Saint Valentine

Two weeks in the life of a lad with a crush on a rather superior girl at school. It centres on a valentine’s card with an unfortunate enclosure that causes quite a stir

LoveReading

Saint Valentine Synopsis

Sensitive, gentle and perilously acquiescent, Neil Flack is growing up in the heart of Europe’s largest housing estate.   By day, he and his best friend Brendan think of ways of catching the attention of the school’s most attractive girls; at night he hides in his room, secretly indulging his addiction to the teenage romance novels he steals from Brendan’s sister. Neil’s consuming ambition is to create the perfect Valentine’s card and send it to his dream girl - and so he lays his plans.


Heartache, embarrassment and pandemonium are sure to follow…

 

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780552772044
Publication date: 1st February 2005
Author: Nick Tomlinson
Publisher: Black Swan
Format: Paperback
Primary Genre Family Drama
Win a paperback copy of The Serial Killer's Wife alongside a Colourblock Papier notebook.

Win a paperback copy of The Serial Killer's Wife alongside a Colourblock Papier notebook.

Closing date: 30/06/2021

The Serial Killer's Wife by Alice Hunter is out now and to celebrate we are working with AVON to offer a copy of the paperback as well as a Colourblock Papier notebook.  "A snaking twisting ride into the middle of a young family torn apart by allegations of murder." Liz Robinson, Expert Reviewer This draw is open only for UK residents currently in the UK and is free to enter, multiple entries from the same email address will only be counted once. The draw closes on 30th June 2021. Please ensure that the details you use to enter the competition will be correct at the time the competition ends. The winners will be notified as soon as possible.

Enter Now

Like For Like Featured Books

The Heartsick Diaspora, and other stories
Five Days Left
The Boy Who Loved Rain They Say That What You Don't Know Can't Hurt You. They're Wrong.
The Dandelion Years

Nick Tomlinson Press Reviews

‘Genuinely funny... Fans of Jonathan Coe will find much to enjoy here’
Time Out


‘Tomlinson’s portrayal of teenage angst is quite superb, and he counters the terror and cruelty with touches that will make you laugh out loud...Savour it’
Ireland on Sunday


‘For anyone who ever suffered the pain of a schoolyard crush, Neil Flack’s reminiscing will strike a chord and make Tomlinson’s novel thoroughly enjoyable…Funny and touching’
Ink Magazine


‘Nick Tomlinson summons up an instantly recognisable world: the very early teenage and its exquisite embarrassment over trivia'
The Times


‘Brilliantly observed… A splendidly funny début’
Publishing News

Other editions of this book

ISBN: 9780552772044
Publication date: 01/02/2005
Format: Paperback

View All Editions

About Nick Tomlinson

Nick Tomlinson has been an English teacher, academic mentor, actor and singing waiter. He lives in Birmingham with his girlfriend. Saint Valentine is his first novel.

More About Nick Tomlinson

More Books By Nick Tomlinson

Saint Valentine
Saint Valentine
View All Books By Nick Tomlinson

Share this book