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Loveless (Paperback)Alice Oseman (author)
A tender account of Georgia and her vexed quest for first love, Loveless is a sprightly, affecting work from the author of Solitaire and Nick and Charlie.
Winner of the YA Book Prize 2021
The fourth novel from the phenomenally talented Alice Oseman, author of Solitaire and the graphic novel series Heartstopper - soon to be a major Netflix series.
It was all sinking in. I'd never had a crush on anyone. No boys, no girls, not a single person I had ever met. What did that mean?
Georgia has never been in love, never kissed anyone, never even had a crush - but as a fanfic-obsessed romantic she's sure she'll find her person one day.
As she starts university with her best friends, Pip and Jason, in a whole new town far from home, Georgia's ready to find romance, and with her outgoing roommate on her side and a place in the Shakespeare Society, her 'teenage dream' is in sight.
But when her romance plan wreaks havoc amongst her friends, Georgia ends up in her own comedy of errors, and she starts to question why love seems so easy for other people but not for her. With new terms thrown at her - asexual, aromantic - Georgia is more uncertain about her feelings than ever.
Is she destined to remain loveless? Or has she been looking for the wrong thing all along?
This wise, warm and witty story of identity and self-acceptance sees Alice Oseman on towering form as Georgia and her friends discover that true love isn't limited to romance.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 310 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 28 mm
Praise for Solitaire:
'The Catcher in the Rye for the digital age' - The Times
'The most honest and authentic account of modern teenage life that you'll read this year... outstanding contemporary fiction with appeal to fans of John Green.' - The Bookseller
'A very authentic, teenage voice' - Sunday Times
'Solitaire is an extraordinary novel ... [Oseman] has captured her characters' rage, humour and insecurity with aplomb.' - The Financial Times
'Oseman proves herself a clever, witty writer' - Publishers Weekly
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