By Nick Hornby
From the liked New York Times- bestselling writer, a indispensable Nick Hornby story of track, superfandom, and the truths and lies we inform ourselves approximately lifestyles and love.
Annie loves Duncan-or thinks she does. Duncan loves Annie, yet then, immediately, he doesn't. Duncan rather loves Tucker Crowe, a reclusive Dylanish singer-songwriter who stopped making song ten years in the past. Annie stops loving Duncan, and starts off getting her personal life.
In doing so, she initiates an email correspondence with Tucker, and a connection is cast among lonely those people who are trying to find extra out of what they've bought. Tucker's been languishing (and he's unnervingly conscious of it), dwelling in rural Pennsylvania with what he sees as his one desire for redemption amid a lifetime of emotional and inventive ruin-his younger son, Jackson. yet then there's additionally the recent fabric he's approximately to liberate to the realm: an acoustic, stripped-down model of his maximum album, Juliet-entitled, Juliet, Naked.
What occurs whilst a washed-up musician appears to be like for one more probability? And miles away, a stressed, childless lady appears for a metamorphosis? Juliet, Naked is a powerfully engrossing, humblingly funny novel approximately tune, love, loneliness, and the fight to dwell as much as one's promise.
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Extra resources for Juliet, Naked: a novel
It is very hard to read your library books and listen to a Donovan record, no matter how good, when a discovery of that magnitude is going on in another part of the world, and if your father and his mistress, both of whom you love and at the same time furiously hate, are involved in that unfolding discovery— what drove me frantic was Jeff playing and replaying Paul McCartney’s ﬁrst solo album; he liked “Teddy Boy” in particular. When he left me to go live alone in the hotel room—the room where he shot himself—he took the album with him, although he had, it turned out, nothing to play it on.
I said, “I see you as stupid. I see everyone as dumb. I see stupidity winning. This is not something the Pentagon is doing. This is dumb. This is walking right at it and saying, ‘Take me, I’m—’ ” “Jealousy,” Jeff said. ’ I just want to see someone there when the ﬁring ends, someone who isn’t—” I broke off. “Don’t come around later and say this was done to us, because it wasn’t. And don’t tell me it was a complete surprise. A bishop who has an affair with a woman he meets in a restaurant—this is a man who just ﬁnished backing over a gasoline pump and drove happily away.
I was at a loss for an answer. “We would arrange for the actual service to be recorded,” Tim continued. “So it could be released as an album. Captain Beefheart has also been recommended to me. And there were several other names offered. ” “At a record store,” Jeff said. ” Tim asked. 46 philip k. dick “I don’t see that that matters,” Kirsten said. ” Tim said, “I was just curious. This is an area I know nothing about. ” “He’s dead,” I said. “You’re talking about T. ” Jeff said. He looked amazed.