Dreaming of Strangers - Matt Thorne Reviews
Description:ISBN 0753811324 / Author: Matt Thorne
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by - written on 07/02/07 (Very useful, 73 readings)
There is a sense of smugness that seems to populate modern ‘lad-lit’ novels set in London. I have read several books in the genre and they all seem to have central characters you would rather push onto the tracks at Elephant & Castle than read about. All the characters in these books also seem to work in the media in someway, be it TV, newspapers or radio. I get the feeling that there is a clique of unsatisfied journalists sitting at their desks believing that they have a novel in them. It was with some reluctance then that I picked up Matt Thorne’s ‘Dreaming of Strangers’ as it seemed to tick all the above boxes, but was based around a couple who love film (like Read the complete review
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