y Leaving Suzie Pye single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 2010 2010
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'Everyone at work wants to know why an associate professor of philosophy would stoop to having sexual relations with a man as spectacularly unsuccessful as myself. Well, I don′t like to blow my own trumpet, but I think that, deep down, Suzie views me as someone financially, morally and intellectually her inferior.

'Joe has had a great life, untroubled by career or monogamy. He′s convinced that whatever he′s doing, he′d still really rather be having sex - if only middle age hadn′t made it so hard to find a woman who will share his enthusiasm.

'When he meets Suzie Pye she seems just the ticket - she even says she only wants a sexual relationship. But nothing is ever that simple ... As Joe struggles to hold Suzie to her promise, he finds himself entangled in the complexities of her life, her teenage children, her job - and his feelings towards her. Not to mention the complications of his life: e-mail surveillance, a workplace panel of inquiry, and his own family.

'Breezy, hilarious and insightful, this new novel from John Dale examines the nature of lust, love, ambition and what it means to be a man. Set in Sydney, Istanbul and Gallipoli, it is the story of an ordinary guy living at the mercy of his desires.' (From the publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2010 .
      Extent: 1v.p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 1 May 2010.
      ISBN: 9780732290047 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Portia Lindsay , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , March vol. 89 no. 6 2010; (p. 36)

— Review of Leaving Suzie Pye John Dale 2010 single work novel
Academic Sex Drives a Satire Peter Pierce , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8-9 May 2010; (p. 34)

— Review of Leaving Suzie Pye John Dale 2010 single work novel
Making Nooky Don Anderson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 321 2010; (p. 33)

— Review of Leaving Suzie Pye John Dale 2010 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 May 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of Leaving Suzie Pye John Dale 2010 single work novel
Well Read Katharine England , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 22 May 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of Trust Kate Veitch 2010 single work novel ; Leaving Suzie Pye John Dale 2010 single work novel
Fiction Books Mary Philip , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 5 - 6 June 2010; (p. 22)

— Review of Leaving Suzie Pye John Dale 2010 single work novel
Ellipsis Linda Funnell , 2010 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July-August no. 323 2010; (p. 6)
Untitled Portia Lindsay , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , March vol. 89 no. 6 2010; (p. 36)

— Review of Leaving Suzie Pye John Dale 2010 single work novel
Academic Sex Drives a Satire Peter Pierce , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8-9 May 2010; (p. 34)

— Review of Leaving Suzie Pye John Dale 2010 single work novel
Making Nooky Don Anderson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 321 2010; (p. 33)

— Review of Leaving Suzie Pye John Dale 2010 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 May 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of Leaving Suzie Pye John Dale 2010 single work novel
Well Read Katharine England , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 22 May 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of Trust Kate Veitch 2010 single work novel ; Leaving Suzie Pye John Dale 2010 single work novel
Fiction Books Mary Philip , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 5 - 6 June 2010; (p. 22)

— Review of Leaving Suzie Pye John Dale 2010 single work novel
Ellipsis Linda Funnell , 2010 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July-August no. 323 2010; (p. 6)
Last amended 25 Mar 2010
Settings:
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • Istanbul,
    c
    Turkey,
    c
    Middle East, Asia,
  • Gallipoli,
    c
    Turkey,
    c
    Middle East, Asia,
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