For Richer, For Poorer: A Love Affair with Poker (Paperback)Victoria Coren (author)
Publisher: Canongate Books
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 236 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm
Vivid . . . Unflinchingly honest . . . A compulsive read which may well leave you reaching for a pack of cards * * Elle * *
Superb* * Guardian * *
Fresh, funny and moving. Coren writes insightfully about love, obsession, depression and illness - and poker, obviously. This is a wonderful book, worthy of comparison with the best * * Literary Review * *
[An] honest, funny, highly personal and nostalgic memoir about friendship and belonging * * Financial Times * *
Absorbing * * Daily Telegraph * *
Vicky Coren...is funny, beautiful, clever and writes like an angel. * * The Lady Magazine * *
Not only the best book about poker you are ever likely to read, but an outstanding memoir, lucid and moving, at times laugh-out-loud funny, at times heartbreaking, never less than gripping and, quite simply, the best book I have read this year. -- Cary Gee * * Tribune * *
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