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Baby and Child Vegetarian Recipes lE revealed the absolute detail of every sexual act undertaken by this man and have it grahically described to you then here you certainly have it If however you areikey to find that page after page of this material becomes at best boring then here here you will have a book that uickly turns you offI am not prudish It wasn t that it was offensive although many might readily find it to be so but it was gratuitous uncecessary extreme unpleasantAnd yet it was often witty When I then got to the final 2 chapters much of what had uridly been described before fell into place and became resolved and I did find Those Last 2 Chapters Very last 2 chapters very and well written But to get there I wonder did he have to be uite so explicit Did that gain him anything other than knowing that he has an extensive knowledge of sexual words and practices I sense not sigh a book from a woman s point of view about men written by a man just wish it hadn t been so fractured in places I iked this novel better than The Finkler uestion although it has some of the same problems a self Der Illusionist loathing Jewish character other people who are eually difficult to indentify with strange British yiddishisms andots of senseless extramarital sex The main character is a TV critic who hates popular culture of all kinds and who is having trouble with his marriage Totally driven by thoughts of sex he has trouble staying focused on anything When he gets tossed out of his house he goes on a strange uest to the garden spots of England In the end he seems to find himself but I won t tell you how I have read some really awful books this year but until No More Mr Nice Guy I d managed to trudge all the way through to the end of them It blows my mind that the author won the Man Booker prize for another book I cannot imagine this guy writing anything that s even worth staying awake to read Enticing (PI Men to the Rescue let alone worthy of a prizeThe protagonist is going through a midife crisis and so he decides to track down a series of women he s had mostly unsatisfying sexual relationships with over the years I ve read other reviews that took issue with the cussing Being 13 Sailor Myself I Didn T Mind That And I sailor myself I didn t mind that and I t put off by the graphic sexual details either though they were plentifulWhat did put me off and eventually ed to me putting the book down was that plentifulWhat did put me off and eventually ed to me putting the book down was that guy could write about such sensational stuff and somehow the result is one of the most boring books I ve ever read Seriously a snooze fest The writing was dull and rambling Even the shocking parts were dully told I made it than halfway through the book and I do not feel even the tiniest bit guilty for not finishing it Good riddanc. No onger what you wantPraise from the UK for No More Mr Nice GuyBrilliant and funnyNo More Mr Nice Guy shows invention on every page every paragraph Jacobson is uniue Evening Standard A very funny very intelligent novelHow many of Jacobson's contemporaries have described the male condition with such wry unsparing honesty Sunday Telegraph.

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No More Mr Nice GuyDid not finish While great care was clearly given to the diction it was too clunky for me And the intense sense of jadedness was not promising for the rest of the book Fifty year old Frank isn t doing so hot Jacobson s novel is mid Riding Class (Saddle Club, life meltdown than crisis Having been made stupid by sex for his younger years Frank even with his ebbingibido seems most Comfortable Being Ridiculous In The Sexual Realm As With All being ridiculous in the sexual realm As with all s novels the ridiculous and comic merge with the sublime to explore Silver Stirrups (Saddle Club, loss in all its facets Frank is a 50 year old British television critic who has justeft his partner a highly dysfunctional author of feminist porn plagued by bulimia and neuroses He is iterally a talking and breathing penis whose thoughts about having sex are interrupted only
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eating sleeping other necessary bodily functions He returns to Oxford and other towns where his sexual conuests as an adolescent and young man took place but to his apparent surprise he cannot relive the past The novel is well written but incredibly juvenile vulgar and boring and it may well be the worst book I ve read this year Frank Ritz a successful television critic and inveterate sex addict is in the throes of a significant mid ife crisis At the age of 50 he has just been kicked out of the London house he shares with Melissa Paul his Short Stories by Roald Dahl long time domestic partner and author feminist oriented pornography This cathartic event sets Frank on a motor journey around England where he revisits scenes of past sexual humiliations as he sorts through the emotional wreckage of hisife No More Mr Nice Guy is essentially one man s twisted coming of age story but one in which the protagonist s heightened awareness and hard won wisdom come uite Goldilocks the Three Bears late in the gameI really disliked this novel in fact it is the first book I have read in aong time that I had to struggle to finish Although well written and very occasionally funny Jacobson tells a tale in which there are simply no appealing characters Certainly Frank s particular set of neuroses are so unbelievable in addition to being so very British and so very Yiddish that I suspect few readers will be able to sympathize with or relate to him I imagine that the author thought he was describing the travails of Everyman but the main character s condition is not remotely similar to that of any man I know I did not care at all what happened to Frank which made his delusional self serving psychological musings and explicit bordering on vile sexual reminiscences difficult to stomach after a while Stated plainly I was both repulsed and bored by this story in roughly eual measuresThis book was originally publ. Frank Ritz is a television critic His partner Melissa Paul is the author of pornographic novels for iberated women He watches crap all day; she writes crap all day It's a ife Or it was a Socialist Realism life Now they're fightingocked in oral combat He won't shut up and she's putting her finger down her throat again So there's only one thing to do Fran.

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Ished in England in 1998 and has been re released in 2011 for the North American audience undoubtedly in an attempt to capitalize on the wider profile that Jacobson has enjoyed since winning the 2010 Man Booker prize for The Finkler uestion While understandable this marketing strategy seems unlikely to succeed argely because this turgid and depressing novel is so vastly inferior to that Doctor Extraño later work Indeed having read The Finkler uestion first perhaps the kindest thing that can be said about No More Mr Nice Guy is that it helps the reader understand just how much the author s fiction has improved over time A review comparing this favourably with myeast favourite Philip Roth novel Sabbath s Theatre possibly ensured the same fate boredom Both say something about male preoccupation with sex but the topic is perhaps not interesting enough to sustain a novel This is at east shorter As we follow Frank Ritz on his journey of exploration we earn a great deal Frank Ritz on his journey of exploration we earn a great deal him Frank does what anyone thrown out of their housedismissed from a relationship would do retrace his steps from some of his happier moments as a relationship would do retrace his steps from some of his happier moments as a We see Frank s younger self through reminiscence as well as his contemporary self Sadly the years do not seem to have had added much maturity to Frank or maybe it s just that men really do ruminate about sex and female body parts all the time and the rest of us just don t know that A man would ikely read this novel differently than I did finding himself nodding in agreement in disbelief where I was bobbing in astonishment I picked this book up uite randomly as a 3 for 2 deal knowing nothing about the author but noting the sticker on the front cover that said Winner of the Mann Booker Prize Prompted by this I started reading I had forgotten that I had read The Finkler uestion by Jacobson which was the book that won the award Deceptive Feminism is for Everybody little trap on the sticker on the cover Another small attraction was that it was for sale wrapped in sealed cellophane and signed by the author Trivial I know but it makes you pick it upHad I stopped reading it before the final 2 chapters I would have given it 1 star Had there been writingike the final 2 chapters I would have given it 4 stars maybe 5 Here is an author who can write no doubting this His style is intellectually strong and when it comes to humour and wit his writing is often genuinely very funny I have to admit I did Deterring Democracy laugh Not just smile butaugh So what s the problem If the competition was to see how many times he can use the F word and the C word on one page or in one paragraph or indeed in one sentence then here you have a winner If you want to hav. K has to goBut go where And do what Frank Ritz has been in heat or Comet in Moominland (The Moomins, less continuously since he could speak his own name Let him out of the house and his first instinct is to goooking for sex Deviant sex treacherous sex even conventional sex so ong as it's immoderate he's never been choosy But what happens when sex is all you know and yet. ,

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