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    • ISBN:9781848941588
    • Publication date:03 Feb 2000

Mr Commitment

By Mike Gayle

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No 1 bestselling author of MY LEGENDARY GIRLFRIEND returns with this wickedly observed second novel about modern relationships: does Mr Irresponsible have what it takes to become Mr Commitment?

Number One bestselling author Mike Gayle returns with this wickedly observed novel about modern relationships: does Mr Irresponsible have what it takes to become Mr Commitment?

Duffy is engaged. He accepted Mel's proposal. But the trips to IKEA, dinner parties for couples and talk of babies are giving him itchy feet and now he's not sure if he can say goodbye to his extended adolescence and face up to that final walk down the aisle.

How does he know if she's The One? Can he cope with responsibility? Does he have what it takes to become Mr Commitment? Because if he doesn't, he may just find that he's lost Mel - forever...

Biographical Notes

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 hugely promotable, appeared at the Hodder roadshow and at the Edinburgh festival and is writing articles for press and magazines.

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  • ISBN: 9780340718261
  • Publication date: 03 Feb 2000
  • Page count: 336
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
Praise for MR COMMITMENT
Something near to mid-period Woody Allen...a delicate blend of realism and whimsy...funny and clever...refreshing to find a male writer working in this genre — Guardian on MR COMMITMENT
Uputdownable...coloured with cool, rueful wit — She

'Something near to mid-period Woody Allen...a delicate blend of realism and whimsy...funny and clever...refreshing to find a male writer working in this genre'
Guardian

Told in an easy, chatty style..the lighter moments in Mr Commitment say more about what's wrong with the modern twentysomething male than any amount of earnest introspection ever could — Express

'Told in an easy, chatty style..the lighter moments in Mr Commitment say more about what's wrong with the modern twentysomething male than any amount of earnest introspection ever could'
Express

Comic...fizzy. Here comes the male Bridget Jones — Mirror on MY LEGENDARY GIRLFRIEND

'Uputdownable...coloured with cool, rueful wit'
She

'Would you swap your fridge full of beer and an eclectic record collection for trips to Ikea and a series of dull dinner parties? Would you hell!'
Pick of the Week, Marie Claire

Full of belly-laughs and painfully acute observations — Independent on Sunday on MY LEGENDARY GIRLFRIEND

'Gayle's book has the ability to touch the parts other books fail to reach...the funny bits will make you laugh out loud while the beautiful moments will make you remember all those you've loved before...Unmissable'
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'Incredibly successful...it's so rare to find a man writing easy-reading books about relationships'
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'A soulful romance and wry comedy that stops comfortably short of the sentimental' Birmingham Evening Mail
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