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An unreliable man

Gaarder, Jostein, 1952-2019
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BEING SOLITARY CAN BE EMPTY ENOUGH FOR SOMEONE WHO HAS A TENDENCY TOWARDS IT. BUT I THINK EVEN THAT MIGHT BE PREFERABLE TO BEING LONELY WITH ANOTHER PERSON. Jakop thought he'd found the partner he was looking for in Reidun - but it was less than three years before she turned her back on him. In particular, Reidun couldn't abide his constant and unusual companion, Pelle. Now friendless, Jakop spends his life attending the funerals of people he doesn't know, obscuring his identity in a web of improbable lies. As his addiction to storytelling spirals out of control, he is forced to reconcile his love of language and tales with the ever more urgent need for companionship. Then, as he forges a connection with the enigmatic Agnes, his life takes an unexpected turn...
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An unreliable man / by Jostein Gaarder ; translated by Nichola Smalley.
Large print edition.
Leicester : Thorpe, Charnwood, 2019.
288 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
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