Her Name Was Lola by Russell Hoban
A Novel

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Hoban spins a light, wry fantasy about a middle-aged writer's past misdeeds, faltering career and misapprehensions about love.

 

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Published July 7, 2004 by Arcade Publishing. 224 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Her Name Was Lola by Russell Hoban Bloomsbury £15.99, pp256 It was Dennis Potter who said of the repetitive elements in his writing that he was always working the same field - when his ploughshare struck on a stone, no one knew it better than him, but every now and then he sliced open a hoard o...

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Her Name Was Lola by Russell Hoban 256pp, Bloomsbury, £15.99 Max Lesser's world is not entirely ours.

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Meanwhile, Lola, accompanied by her new son Noah, finds enlightenment at a Zen center called Diamond Heart, where she learns to play the sarod and composes a raga that will eventually bring her and her love together again.

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