Love Roger Author:Charles Webb " "Love, Roger" is a profoundly funny novel about a young man who decides that the most important thing in life is stability. — Roger's placid existence - as the agent for other people's travels - is interrupted one night when he finds himself locked in a Boston department store. He is soon in the grip of such threatening figures as Melinda , a s... more »outhern seductress who fears she is a loon; Beth, a girl from Wisconsin who is set on marriage; and the demanding prostitute, Joanna. But perhaps the greatest threat to Roger's stability is his own insistent vision, which sees starkly the inanities of daily life and the empty terror that lies beneath them.
This startling new novel displays in a fresh setting Charles Webb's gift for the comedy of the absurd."
"Charles Webb is the author of "The Graduate", the highly praised first novel that became the most successful and controversial movie of recent years."« less