Jonathan Unleashed

Jonathan Unleashed

A Novel

Book - 2016
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"[A] comic masterpiece." -- People magazine's "Book of the Week"

"A charming comedy on love, friendship, and the surprising influence of man's best friend." -- Harper's Bazaar

National Book Award finalist and bestselling author Meg Rosoff's charming, hilarious new novel about a young New Yorker's search for happiness and the two dogs who help him find it --the perfect summer read

Jonathan Trefoil's boss is unhinged, his relationship baffling, and his apartment just the wrong side of legal. His girlfriend wants to marry someone just like him--only richer and with a different sense of humor. He doesn't remember life being this confusing, back before everyone expected him to act like a grown-up.

When his brother asks him to look after his dogs, Jonathan's world view begins to shift. Could a border collie and a cocker spaniel hold the key to life, the universe, and everything? Their sly maneuvering on daily walks and visits to the alluring vet suggest that human emotional intelligence may not be top dog after all.

A funny, wise romantic comedy set in Manhattan, Jonathan Unleashed is a story of tangled relationships, friendships, and dogs. Rosoff's novel is for anyone wondering what to be when they grow up, and how on earth to get there.
Publisher: New York, NY : Viking, 2016.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781101980903
Characteristics: 275 pages ; 22 cm.


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Dec 15, 2016

Totally hilarious, yet philosophical and touching. This was a perfect quirky romantic comedy for me, a person who dislikes romantic comedies. I've enjoyed her other books too, which were pretty different in tone to this one.

ArapahoeAlyson Aug 09, 2016

Funny but with plenty to think about. The dogs were my favorite characters but you can't expect people to be that perfect.

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