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By Sophie Kipner

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'Hilarious . . . Kipner writes fantastically, is emotionally clever and has a prepared eye for element - the extra absurd the higher. the result's a distinct, sometimes deranged and consistently very smart learn. I enjoyed each minute.' Daily Mail

Meet Tabitha grey, a delusional lady from Topanga, California, who redefines what it potential to be a very hopeless romantic. Tabby suffers from an competitive pressure of cock-eyed optimism – no quantity of failure, embarrassment or humiliation can dent her fierce trust that actual, real, lasting love is simply round the nook.

Where most folk imagine, fantasize and dream, Tabby says, feels and does. even if ready in her undies for Harrison Ford to open the door of his resort room; pointing out her love, elderly 9, for Ernesto the gardener; encountering Al Pacino in a Russian bathhouse; looking ardour with a blind guy at the recommendation of a smart outdated girl with dementia at her grandmother’s domestic for the aged; or sending intimate images to a random sexter with an it appears fascinating dick, Tabby refuses to be overwhelmed via her many misadventures. She has to maintain believing, simply because if she supplies up, what then? Ill-advisedly armed with the phrases of Dorothy Parker, Tabby understands that her personal ferocious optimism is the single factor maintaining her heart-sore, wine-swilling mom and cynical, single-mum sister from giving up on love altogether. She is their in simple terms desire. If Tabby can locate love, then they too will believe…

In this warmly witty debut novel, Sophie Kipner takes a satirical examine the extremity of romantic desperation, and will pay wry tribute to the deep human have to keep it up heroically trying to find love regardless of our manifold absurdities.

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