A fresh, funny debut novel about commitment, competition, and the occasional joys of unencumbered sex.Now that her live-in boyfriend Tom has abruptly left her for his old girlfriend (he went out one night to buy a jar of mustard and didn't come back), and given that Gil-the-homosexual, her previous boyfriend, wasn't really that interested in her anyway, Alison is finally free to find her Big Love.
Embracing her freedom, she buys hiking boots and lacy underwear. She has an eye-opening fling with her new boss, and receives an unexpected proposal from an old friend. She samples love's many varieties, all the while talking obsessively with her girlfriends. She struggles with her neuroses. She loses her job. Then Tom returns, with the mustard.
Hilarious and heartbreaking, witty and chatty, The Big Love combines the emotional incisiveness of Jane Austen with the up-to-the-minute frankness of Sex in the City. It also proves that being dumped isn't so bad after all.
"[A] surprising, touching, and hilariously deadpan debut novel." (Publishers Weekly)
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