From the bestselling author of High Fidelity, About a Boy, and A Long Way Down comes a highly anticipated new vel.Set in 1960's London, Funny Girl is a livelyaccount ofthe adventures of the intrepid young Sophie Straw as she navigates her transformation fromprovincial ingenue to television starlet amid a constellation of delightful characters. Insightful andhumorous, Nick Hornby's latest does what he does best: endears us to a cast of characters who are funny if flawed, and forces us to examine ourselves in the process.
Nick Hornby is the author of seven internationally bestselling novels ( Funny Girl, High Fidelity, About a Boy, How to be Good, A Long Way Down, Slam and Juliet, Naked )and severalworks of non-fictionincluding Fever Pitch, Songbook and Ten Years In The Tub. He has written screenplay adaptions of Lynn Barber s An Education, nominated for an Academy Award, Cheryl Strayed's Wild and Colm Toibin s Brooklyn. He lives in London. From the Hardcover edition.