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The Importance of Being a Bachelor by Mike Gayle
  

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Bestselling chick-lit author returns to his roots with this hilarious, touching novel about three clueless, charming brothers and the women in their lives. Lots of soul-searching but ultimately wonderfully life-affirming.

If you like Mike Gayle you might also like to read books by Tony Parsons, Greg Williams and John O'farrell.

Synopsis

The Importance of Being a Bachelor by Mike Gayle

Despite the example of their own parents' enduring marriage, the three Bachelor brothers show no signs of settling down. Adam has a string of glamorous girlfriends, but they aren't suitable wife material. Luke has just proposed to Cassie but his refusal to consider having children looks like an insurmountable barrier. And baby of the family Russell is in love with the one woman he can't have. Then their father announces he has been thrown out of the family home and this proves a dramatic catalyst for lots of soul-searching. Are all three Bachelor brothers totally hopeless cases or just late starters?

Reviews

'This is Mike Gayle at his best - funny, charming and life-affirming'
Daily Mirror

'A refreshing man's-eye view on the world'
Candis Praise for THE TO

-DO LIST: 'Brilliantly funny
Daily Mail

'Put buy it at the top of your to do list'
Radio 4 Loose Ends Praise for LIFE AND SOUL OF THE PARTY:

'Packed with drama, friendship, love and tragedy, this is a brilliant touching tale of what happens when real life catches up with us.'
Heat

'Moving and powerful'**** -- Mirror Praise for WISH YOU WERE HERE: 'Mike Gayle's the guy to give us a tantalising insight into the way men's minds tick ... this romantic romp is bound to be another huge success ... a feel-good read with lots of laughs.'
Woman

'As you'd expect from Gayle, the laughs flow thick and fast, making this a top match for your sunny holiday spirits.'
Glamour

About the Author

Previously an Agony Uncle, Mike Gayle is a freelance journalist who has contributed to a variety of magazines including FHM, Sunday Times, Style and Cosmopolitan. He is the author of eight previous bestselling novels. He has been selected for the 2011 Quick Read programme and been a judge for the Prince Maurice literary love story award 2010.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st February 2011

Author

Mike Gayle

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Author's Website

www.mikegayle.co.uk/

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Publisher

Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
384 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780340918524

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