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  • Published: 10 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9780552776837
  • Imprint: Black Swan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $19.99

The Man of My Dreams




By the author of American Wife, a sharp and witty novel about a young woman's romantic fantasies colliding with the realities of adult life.

From the Sunday Times bestselling author of RODHAM, AMERICAN WIFE, YOU THINK IT, I'LL SAY IT and HELP YOURSELF

'A rigorous and wily stylist. She packs her pages with clever observations without appearing to be trying' NEW YORK TIMES
'Grave, good-humoured, deeply engaging' GUARDIAN
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Hannah is a confused fourteen-year-old. In the magazines she reads, celebrities plan elaborate weddings; in Hannah's own life, her parents' marriage is crumbling.

Over the next decade and a half, love throws her some complicated questions. At what point can you no longer blame your adult failures on your messed up childhood? Is settling for someone who's not your soulmate an act of maturity or an admission of defeat? And if you move to another state for a guy who might not love you back, are you being plucky - or just pathetic?
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Readers love THE MAN OF MY DREAMS:
*****'I love everything Curtis Sittenfeld writes and this was no exception. Excellent'
*****'Very realistic portrayal of an emotionally abusive atmosphere. Insightful, thoughtful'
*****'Curtis Sittenfeld is a magnificent writer. Fantastic'

  • Published: 10 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9780552776837
  • Imprint: Black Swan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Curtis Sittenfeld

Curtis Sittenfeld pulls no punches in her scathing and hilarious indictments of the American middle classes. Her Sunday Times bestselling novel American Wife was longlisted for the Orange Prize, as was her debut novel Prep. Her other books include TheMan of My Dreams, Sisterland, Eligible, the acclaimed short story collection You Think It, I’ll Say It and her latest novel Rodham. Her stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Esquire, Oprah Magazine and the New York Times magazine. Sittenfeld is also the guest editor for the 2020 Best American Short Stories anthology. She lives with her family in the American Mid-West. Follow her on Twitter @CSittenfeld

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