By Kyle Smith
Many males objective excessive; Tom Farrell dares to be typical. whereas his pals collect marriage ceremony earrings, mortgages, or even, alarmingly, infants, Tom nonetheless lives on my own in his rented condominium with not anything yet condiments and alcohol in his fridge. He spends Saturday mornings looking at cartoons and consuming Cocoa Puffs out of an Empire moves Back bowl, and devotes the remainder of the weekend to his different favourite leisure pursuits: activities and ladies. His credo, to imagine and act like a thirteen-year-old boy perpetually, has labored good adequate to land him an honest task writing headlines for the recent York Tabloid. yet neither his own lifestyles nor his expert lifestyles has any ahead momentum; he is occupied an analogous cubicle because the first George Bush was once president and is at present "between girlfriends." At thirty-two, it starts off to happen to him: there is a wonderful line among choosy and loser.
Enter a sly, appealing coworker named Julia. After a number of torrid dates, Tom is hooked. "She's like cleansing in the back of my fridge. A once-in-a-lifetime thing." however the nearer he will get to Julia, the extra elusive she turns into. annoyed, Tom seeks the doubtful suggestion of his blood brother Shooter, a shallow sexual gladiator, and wonders why he retains stepping into arguments with Bran, his shrewdpermanent, sarcastic "default date." yet then tragedy moves, and everyone's attitudes towards lifestyles and love switch -- or even Tom starts off to determine himself in a brand new light.
By turns riotous and tenderhearted, Kyle Smith's Love Monkey is the main candid and excruciatingly humorous exploration of the male brain and libido because High Fidelity.
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