This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: It is 1985 and Brian Jackson, a working-class kid on full scholarship, has started his first semester at university. In addition to his anxiety about his humble origins and whether or not he'll fit in, Brian harbors a dark secret: a burning, long-held, lovingly kindled ambition. He wants to appear on the wildly popular TV quiz show University Challenge. When he finally makes the team and his dream comes true, life seems perfect, especially given his infatuation for fellow teammate, the beautiful, brainy, and intimidatingly WASPy Alice Harbinson. But just when Brian thinks he has all the answers, he discovers that the question of attraction is the most mind-boggling of all. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
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?Utterly charming . . . a big-hearted, flawless coming-of-age tale, as scary and funny as your yearbook picture.?
? People (****/Critic?s Choice)
The year is 1985. Brian Jackson, a working-class kid on full scholarship, has started his first term at university. He has a dark secret?a long-held, burning ambition to appear on the wildly popular British TV quiz show University Challenge?and now, finally, it seems the dream is about to become reality. He?s made the school team, and they?ve completed the qualifying rounds and are limbering up for their first televised match. (And, what?s more, he?s fallen head over heels for one of his teammates, the beautiful, brainy, and intimidatingly posh Alice Harbinson.) Life seems perfect and triumph inevitable?but as his world opens up, Brian learns that a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing.
?Fresh, edgy and very funny . . . [Nicholls] has a talent for droll dialogue and a wonderful sense of the ridiculous.?
? USA Today
?Starter for Ten has that elusive Hornby-factor. . . . It?s wincingly funny . . . a prospect to savour.?
Inhaltsangabe: The year is 1985 and Brian has just started his first term at university, armed with the obligatory CND membership and a complete set of Kate Bush albums. But he also has a dark secret - a long-held, burning ambition to appear on University Challenge and now, finally, it seems the dream is about to become reality. He's made the team, they've successfully completed the qualifying rounds and are limbering up for their first televised match in January. Surely it's only a matter of time before Brian is shaking hands with Bamber Gascoigne and holding aloft the silver-plated commemorative plaque? But Brian has a whole lot of living to do before then and when he falls in love with his team-mate, the off-puttingly posh Alice, he finds there's more than a spanner in the works...In Starter For Ten, David Nicholls has written a novel that will have you sniggering uncontrollably for days and leave you begging for more. Are you up to the challenge?
Buchbeschreibung BBC Audiobooks, U.S.A., 2004. Audio CD. Buchzustand: Good. 11 RELIABLE AUDIO CDs withdrawn from the library collection. Some library marking. We will polish each CD for you. You will receive a good set. Enjoy this presentable AUDIO CD performance. Audio Book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 140704201566159
Buchbeschreibung BBC Audiobooks, 2004. Audio Cassette. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 079273226X
Buchbeschreibung BBC Audiobooks, 2004. Compact Disc. Buchzustand: Brand New. unabridged edition. 7.20x6.10x1.60 inches. In Stock. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 079273226X