Jan 15, Rick Monkey rated it it was amazing I realize that I give far too many books a four or five star rating. So, I will tell you right now, if there were a way to give [High Fidelity] six stars, I would. As such, [Nick Hornby] speaks directly to my geeky soul.
A lot or a little? The parents' guide to what's in this movie. Positive Messages No positive messages -- a reflection on the complexities of the dating life of a self-absorbed record store owner.
Violence An ex-girlfriend of the lead character tells him how she was with another man in a situation that was borderline rape. Imagined violence, comic, against the new boyfriend of the lead character's ex -- the ex is beaten up in the record store, punched, kicked, bloodied.
Sex Two lead characters hear a couple having loud sex in the apartment above theirs. Female character shown taking off her clothes, topless, viewed from the back.
Female character wears jeans with holes in the lower rear end. Lead character talks of trying to touch the breasts of girls he dated and trying to put his hand between their legs.
During a flashback scene, while a tween, lead character sees his first girlfriend making out with another boy; his friend calls her a "slut. Drinking in bars, at dinner. When getting caught up with an ex-girlfriend over dinner, the ex tells the lead character how she was in a situation that was a borderline rape after they broke up.
In a flashback, it's shown that the lead character, as a teen, broke up with her because she wouldn't have sex with him.
Lead character talks of trying to touch the breasts of the girls he dated in high school, or to put his hand between their legs. The two lead characters hear a couple having sex in the apartment above theirs.
When one of the record store clerks tells the other clerks that he has a date, one of the other clerks tells him to "smoke that ass. Reference to an abortion.
In a flashback scene, when the lead character, as a tween, witnesses his first girlfriend making out with another boy, his friend calls her a "slut. Lead character smokes a lot of cigarettes. Stay up to date on new reviews. Get full reviews, ratings, and advice delivered weekly to your inbox.By The High Fidelity Report.
News, Song of the Day August 27, Song of the Day: PRINCE, “I Want To be Your Lover”. Nick Hornby’s Novel High Fidelity. MUSIC Rob Fleming is the main character in Nick Hornby’s novel from , High Fidelity. When the woman of Rob’s dreams, Charlie, busts up with him, he gets obsessed with her/5(1).
High Fidelity is a novel written in by the British author Nick Hornby. The story detail's Rob Fleming's struggles to cope from the break up of his relationship with Laura and his failing record shop. High Fidelity is about people, men and women in the middle, in a muddle, people so instantly recognisable you could hum them.
In grander terms, it's about realising that one day you are going to. On the list of the top five books that have been on my Reading List the longest, High Fidelity by Nick Hornby was number one. The next one wasn’t even close.
My wife, Lisa, gave this one to me to read after she was done with it, and I . Aug 21, · Book-based romantic drama has cursing, smoking, sex. Read Common Sense Media's High Fidelity review, age rating, and parents guide.3/5.