The Internet Book List - Spread the word

Book Information: Thinks ...

Thinks ... (2001) [Novel]
by David Lodge Rating: Weighted - 7.5 / Average - 7.5 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
Reviews: None (show them) Review!

Summary :

When philandering cognitive scientist Ralph Messenger meets recently bereaved novelist Helen Reed sparks fly on the campus at the University of Gloucester. Ralph knows he wants Helen; Helen finds him attactive but rejects his advances on principle. Each thinks the other is wrong - about this, and much else. In chronicling their passionate and argumentative relationship, David Lodge has written a dazzling comic exploration of love and deception, the enigmas of consciousness and the intricacies of the human heart.

Original title: Thinks ...
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumor

Edition #1: Thinks ...

Thinks ... (2001)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Comic, humane, engrossing...A witty, intelligent novel" Scotsman
  • "Fun and informative...excellent dialogue, diverting intellectual parlour games and witty ruminations on sex...A sublime sexual comedy of manners" Tatler
  • "Crackles with sparky intellectual energy...a stylish comedy of consciousness. Funny and instructive, colourfully revolving around the grey matter that makes us human. Thinks... is a fizzingly thought-provoking comedy about thought." Sunday Times
  • "Wonderfully enteraining, inquisitive and serious in describing humanity's attempts to understand itself." Spectator
  • "A cleverly crafted novel which asks provocative questions about sex, love and death, and the relationship between mind and body." Literary Review
  • "Deftly witty, satirical yet humane and often very funny." Joyce Carol Oates, The Times Literary Supplement
  • "One of Lodge's best." Daily Mail
Search at Amazon!

Search at Powells!

Search at AbeBooks!

Manifested in:

Thinks ... (2002)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0142000868
Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.8 x 0.6 in
Pages: 352

Add to my library

Thinks... (2001)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0436445026
Dimensions: 5.9 x 9.1 x 0.8 in
Pages: 352

Add to my library

Thinks... (2001)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Viking
ISBN: 0670899844
Dimensions: 6.2 x 9.2 x 1.1 in
Pages: 288

Add to my library

©Steven Jeffery /, 2017
Terms of Use