High Fidelity
Nick Hornby

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Narrated By: Russell Tovey

Duration: 8 hours and 8 minutes

What to expect

In celebration of it's 20th anniversary, Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of High Fidelity, by Nick Hornby, read by Russell Tovey.

Nick Hornby's first novel, an international bestseller and instantly recognized by critics and readers alike as a classic, helps to explain men to women, and men to men. Rob is good on music: he owns a small record shop and has strong views on what's decent and what isn't. But he's much less good on relationships. In fact, he's not at all sure that he wants to commit himself to anyone. So it's hardly surprising that his girlfriend decides that enough is enough.


Humorous fiction, Contemporary lifestyle fiction, Narrative theme: Love and relationships, Popular music

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Extremely cleverly observed

Mail on Sunday

Fast, fun, and remarkably deft: a sharp-edged portrait that manages at once to be vicious, generous, and utterly good-natured

Kirkus Reviews

Leaves you believing not only in the redemptive power of music but above all the redemptive power of love


A triumphant first novel. True to life and moving

Financial Times

An instant classic