Harry Rent, recently widowed and struggling to deal with the loss, finds himself in an unfortunate conundrum. He finds himself in love. From Harry's first hapless pursuit of Molly, the waitress at his local diner, we follow the transformation of one man (a little past his prime), who must embrace the future by finally facing up to his past. Harry, Revised is enormously funny and moving, a tale of love and its complications.
A wonderfully original writer. * * The Times * * Funny and sad. A remarkable debut. -- JOHN BANVILLE At times blisteringly funny - like the hapless anti-hero himself. * * Guardian * * As witty, erudite, and outrageous as Waugh, with a flawed hero worthy of Roth. A marvellous, enviable debut. -- ANDREW SEAN GREER Beautiful and heartfelt . . . the narrative is constantly inventive, messing with chronology, giving Harry depth even when he's acting like a Class A schmuck. * * Word Magazine * * Fun, fast, and heartfelt. -- JOSHUA FERRIS It makes for fine tragicomedy, and Savras excels at poignant slapstick, putting Harry through humiliating hoops while ensuring that his bright but bumbling hero remains sympathetic. -- James Smart * * Guardian * *
About Mark Sarvas
Mark Sarvas is the founder and editor of the litblog The Elegant Variation. He lives in Los Angeles. This is his first novel.
Harry, Revised by Mark Sarvas
Used - Very Good
Canongate Books Ltd
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