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High Fidelity (original 1995; edition 2000)
by Nick Hornby
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0575400188, Paperback)It has been said often enough that baby boomers are a television generation, but the very funny novel High Fidelity reminds that in a way they are the record-album generation as well. This funny novel is obsessed with music; Hornby's narrator is an early-thirtysomething English guy who runs a London record store. He sells albums recorded the old-fashioned way--on vinyl--and is having a tough time making other transitions as well, specifically adulthood. The book is in one sense a love story, both sweet and interesting; most entertaining, though, are the hilarious arguments over arcane matters of pop music.
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The romantic trials of the owner of a London record shop, after his girlfriend leaves him for another man.
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