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Being Committed: A Novel [Anna Maxted] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A hopeless unromantic gets a crash course in love in the fourth . Editions. Being Committed. Paperback Being Committed . Anna Maxted · Paperback · Ebook. View more editions. Buy from Buy from. When private investigator Hannah Lovekin’s boyfriend of five years proposes marriage, she turns him down, only to realize soon after that she does want him.

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It’s heavy and worth it for the story, if you can make it through the rest of the text. Okay, I am going off onto something else here now. The writing style is what gripped me and kept me going, but scratching my head at the conte This reminded me of how people described the belng, Seinfeld: Plus it was constantly up and down, up and down, like a movie that never ends. Hannah’s family is acting like she blew the one fluky chance she had of hooking a permanent manand maybe – just maybe – there’s something in Jason’s theory that being committed means first coming comitted terms with your past.

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I felt like it was just rambling on and on, and at times the rambling was confusing. The Christmas Mystery Jostein Gaarder.

I was slightly inclined to not want her to end up with either of the potential mates because they both seemed to be jerks in different I had a hard time with the rating. A show about nothing. I’ve grown accustomed to having at least a vague idea of where things are going in Maxted’s novels meaning, I can predict how our protagonist will grow and guess with whom she’ll go riding off into the sunset. I love Anna Maxted’s writing I loved this book!


Will she jump through his hoops or will she find her I really liked it. I have a feeling this is why critics said this book was hilarious, committex I only laughed a handful of times. She has a steady job working as a private in A hopeless unromantic gets a crash course in love in the fourth hilarious novel from bestselling author Anna Maxted After her disaster of a marriage ends when she is justtwenty, Hannah is convinced you have to be out of yourmind or desperate to tie the knot.

This book causes you to think inside yourself about your relationships and commitment. This reminded me of how people described the sit-com, Seinfeld: If you’re a fan of her work, why not read it, but if you’ve never read anything by her, don’t begin with this one.

It’s mostly ramblings and random thoughts by Hannah. I tried, it was ok, but dull and what was her issue? mmaxted

Detailed Review Summary of Being Committed by Anna Maxted

Girl says no because she had a bad experience with marriage when she was like Then, ona romantic weekend retreat to a faux-ancient castle,Jason proposes marriage, leaving Hannah with nochoice but the obvious: She writes female contemporary fiction which is viewed to be at the high end of the chick lit market.

He also had the power to shoot it out of the sky. An Equal Music Vikram Seth. Much to her horror, four weeks later, Jason becomesengaged to his next-door neighbor, a fine bakerand “proficient seamstress.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Her first novel Getting Over It, was semi-autobiographical and based very much around her experience of the death of her own father. Apart from his constant stomach problems, he was actually okay.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The book is also written by a British author, who heavily uses British slang and colloquialisms that often went over my head as an American so I missed many of the jokes of t This book and I had a love hate relationship.

Brimming with her characteristic blend of humorand heartache, Anna Maxted’s Being Committed is a perceptivelook at intimacy and its substitutescommitmentphobia, and the power others have over us. Preview — Being Committed by Anna Maxted. I really need to start using my time for better things.

Being Committed by Anna Maxted

The author kept going off into long-winded asides and the humour commiyted forced. Both were about unlikeable single-gal detectives though “Mystery” was set in Irelandand the glass-half-full theme prevails.

It clmmitted just ok. Open Preview See a Problem? I found her inability to commit and stick to a decision terribly grating so that overshadowed any other of her personality traits. Born inshe is married to fellow author and journalist Philip Robinson and they have three young sons.