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  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Arrow; New Ed edition (25 Jan. 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0099414651
  • ISBN-13: 978-0099414650
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 2.5 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 270,202 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A funny, touching and reflective study of life and love that not only reinforces his status as one of Britain's finest comic novelists, but also lays claim for him to be considered as one of our shrewdest and most compassionate writers ... A wonderful novel, mature in its handling of life's triumphs and tragedies, warm-hearted and witty in its insight into the nature of love" (Yorkshire Post)

"Going Gently, like all the best comic novels, mixes sadness with laughter to great effect ... probably Nobbs's finest work" (Independent)

"An extraordinary rich and satisfying novel ... I laughed constantly"

"Spellbinding ... Enormously entertaining and extremely funny" (Guardian)

"We should be thankful for the continued brilliance of David Nobbs" (Mail on Sunday)

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A wonderfully funny book from one of Britain's best comedy writers and most astute observers of human nature. In the immortal words of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, 'Do not go gentle into that good night.' A must-buy for fans of Nobbs' Reginald Perrin and Henry Pratt comedy series', this is a touching and funny story of a rollercoaster life, from the master of comedy books.

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