Brought to you by Penguin. Annies put fifteen years into safe, slightly obsessive Duncan, and now shes like her money back, please. Its time to move on. But she lives in Gooleness, the norths answer to a question nobody asked. Is she really going to find real, proper, fell-it-deep-down-in-your-boots love on a damp and windy seafront? Or perhaps she should follow her heart and pursue Tucker, the reclusive American rock star, who keeps emailing her his smart advice. But between Annie and her second chance lie a few obstacles. Theres Malcolm, the worlds most judgemental therapist, and Barnesy, the norths most extrovert dancer. Theres what men and women will do and wont do for love. And, of course, theres Tucker. . . Hilarious and tender, this bestselling novel will move you in ways both profound and surprising. Its Nick Hornby at his brilliant best. If you like David Nicholls, David Sedaris and Jonathan Coe you will love this book. Hornbys best novel to date Spectator Sharply funny, touching Daily Telegraph Pitch-perfect Observer Nick Hornby has captivated readers and achieved wide critical acclaim for his comic, well-observed novels About a Boy, How to be Good, A Long Way Down (shortlisted for the Whitbread Award), Slam and High Fidelity. His three works of non-fiction, 31 Songs (shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award), Fever Pitch (winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award) and The Complete Polysyllabic Spree are also available from Penguin.