Love Stuck - Susie Gilmour Reviews
Description:ISBN 0340793562 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Susie Gilmour / Edition: First Thus / Paperback / 356 Pages / Book is published 2001-05-03 by Flame
Newest Review: ... friend Alex who is travelling round the world and she goes into the minutae of her life in the letters which are written in ... more
Customer Love Stuck - Susie Gilmour Reviews (2)
by - written on 21/02/11 (Very useful, 51 readings)
This is a review of the 2001 book 'Love Stuck' by Susie Gilmour. It is very unique in its format and led me to utter confusion but more of that later! Holy moly The cover is bright yellow with a cutout pair of sunglasses with heart shaped lenses (so you can waggle your finger through the hole where the lens would be). A bit on the storyline The main character Jess is stuck between two lovers, James and her flatmate Sam. Where James lacks as a boyfriend, the potential of Sam appeals to her but when she gives it a go with Sam she finds herself wanting James. Grass is greener syndrome? Format The book is mainly written in ... Read the complete review
by - written on 25/11/09 (Very useful, 44 readings)
Essentially this is the self absorbed diary of a girl named Jess recorded in the slightly unorthodox format of a series of letters to a single recipient named Alex. These letters contain the ramblings of a slightly unbalanced and very disorganised man obsessed mind. Jess has a steady boyfriend, she also fancies and flirts with anything in trousers and records this flirtation in a barrage of drunken lewd comments with the odd funny one liner thrown in. Mostly the author goes for the shock factor to skim over the holes in the plot. It's a classic tale of girl meets boy, moves flat, falls in and out of love. Chuck in a couple of kittens (I still ... Read the complete review
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