By Matthew Quick
A fascinating first novel approximately love, insanity, and Kenny G.
The Silver Linings Playbook is the riotous and poignant tale of ways one guy regains his reminiscence and is derived to phrases with the significance of his wife's betrayal.
During the years he spends in a neural clinic, Pat Peoples formulates a thought approximately silver linings: he believes his existence is a film produced by way of God, his challenge is to develop into bodily healthy and emotionally supportive, and his chuffed finishing could be the go back of his estranged spouse, Nikki. while Pat is going to stay along with his mom and dad, every little thing turns out replaced: not anyone will check with him approximately Nikki; his previous associates are saddled with households; the Philadelphia Eagles maintain wasting, making his father moody; and his new therapist seems recommending adultery as a kind of therapy.
When Pat meets the tragically widowed and clinically depressed Tiffany, she bargains to behave as a liaison among him and his spouse, if basically he'll surrender looking at soccer, comply with practice during this year's Dance Away melancholy festival, and promise to not inform an individual approximately their "contract." the entire whereas, Pat retains looking for his silver lining.
In this brilliantly written debut novel, Matthew fast takes us within Pat's brain, deftly exhibiting us the area from his distorted but endearing viewpoint. the result's a touching and comic story that is helping us examine either melancholy and love in a superbly fresh manner.