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High Fidelity...

I started reading High Fidelity by Nick Hornby yesterday. I was first told about this book back in 1995 (when it was first published) when I was working at a little record shop in West Hampstead. I think we were actually told about it several times by a couple of customers as well as one of the record company reps. They reckoned we'd enjoy it, being that we worked in a record store and all.

Well I never got round to reading the book although I did go and see the film when it came out (2000 starring John Cusack, jack Black and co) which I really enjoyed (even if they had transported everything to America :p).

Anyway, eleven years after first being told about it I've finally started reading it. And it's great. I don't know whether it's because I am a geek at heart (music, comics, games, books, films - you name it!) but the book is brilliant and I'm sure I've met most of the characters in it at one point or another!


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Feb. 15th, 2006 04:54 pm (UTC)
Well, ok, I'm a geek too, but I don't think you're enjoying it just 'cos you're a geek, I think you're enjoying it because it's a kickass book. I first read it about eight years ago now and I find myself rereading it every so often. Just so wonderful.
Feb. 15th, 2006 10:44 pm (UTC)
that book is mave FAVOURITE novel ever!! (and I'm not exaggerating!!). That guy is ME, for the good and (especially) the bad things - it's one of the very few books I've read more than once already, and I'll probably read it again too.

Enjoy, and I'm sure you will
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