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a state of extreme excitement

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Nick Hornby's best-selling novel Fever Pitch gets a transatlantic makeover in this amiable rom-com starring Drew Barrymore and Jimmy Fallon.
High Fidelity, Hornby's novel about rock-obsessed Rob Fleming, beat John Grisham's legal thriller The Firm, Lord Of The Rings, Hornby's football-themed Fever Pitch and The Beach by Alex Garland.
THIS picture harks back to the pre-Camelot era, before anyone had dreamed up the National Lottery and interest in the football pools was at fever pitch.
Hodgie had the fans at fever pitch when he beat the world-best Superbike riders at Donington Park last week.
"I guest you could say that this millennium flu bug is helping to raise our business temperature to fever pitch."
THE Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle is the feature event on day one and the atmosphere should reach fever pitch come 3.20pm, writes Stuart Riley.
IT'S just one week until the big kick off and we're all at fever pitch. But before the first whistle why not warm up with our free Greatest Premiership Goals Ever DVD.
"We have a great advantage going into the last day and are playing at home in front of our own fans who will be at fever pitch.
After anticipation reached fever pitch, Brazil knocked England out of the World Cup, despite Michael Owen's first-half goal.
AND looking ahead to next Friday, Fever Pitch will return to the West Indian Club on Spon Street, following their "storming" party there earlier in the month, with another night of progressive and hard house.
Arsenal fan Hornby, whose novels Fever Pitch - filmed with Colin Firth in the starring role - and About A Boy and High Fidelity have all been best-sellers, is moving to publishing giant Penguin from Gollancz, it was reported last night.
Hornby, writer of Fever Pitch and High Fidelity, will donate profits from the film adaptation of his book How to be Good.
Interest in the tournament has hardly reached fever pitch, probably because many millions of Americans are unaware they have a soccer team, or even know what soccer is.
AS Kylie mania reaches Fever pitch, we've got just the competition which might cool you down.
The Beeb, ensuring the excitement stays at fever pitch through the day, have kindly lined up rowing between innings.