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Bete De Jour: The Intimate Adventures Of An Ugly Man

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Burdened with a face only a mother could love, Stan Cattermole determined to find a woman. Lugging his man-boobs along for the ride, Stan shows Bridget Jones how it's done in this hilarious, heart-wrenching and often outrageous account of his quest for love. This is no misery memoir, but a tell-it-like-it-is account of Stan's trials, tribulations and small triumphs, in and ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Collins
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Dec 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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‘’Something’s just come in that might appeal to you’’, said Sue from The Bookbag, having just taken delivery of ‘’ Bête de Jour’’. Pleased to be thought of, I never mustered the courage to ask whether this thought was motivated by a previous liking for bloke lit, or by the book’s subtitle: ‘’The Intimate Adventures of an Ugly Man’’.

The major issue with bloke- and chick-lit is that, all too often, it’s about perfect people. The main characters are usually successful, have lots of friends and free
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Feb 23, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The beginning was hilarious but as the book proceeds the humour disappears and it becomes rather depressing but towards the end it picks up again.
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