9780141007335

About a Boy

Hornby, Nick

ISBN 10: 0141007338 / 0-14-100733-8
ISBN 13: 9780141007335
Publisher: Penguin Group (Canada)


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Will does not want children, but he does see the point of single mothers, especially if they look like Julie Christie. When he meets Marcus, whose parents have split up and who is being persecuted by bullies, Will finds that he has a lot to learn.

 
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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 181 x 111 mm. Brand New Book. About a Boy is Nick Hornby s comic and heart-warming million-copy bestseller. How cool was Will Freeman? Too cool! At thirty-six, he s as hip as a teenager. He s single, child-free, goes to the right clubs and knows which trainers to wear. He s also found a great way to score with women: attend single parents groups full of available (and grateful) mothers, all hoping to meet a Nice Guy. Which is how Will meets Marcus, the oldest twelve-year-old on the planet. Marcus is a bit strange: he listens to Joni Mitchell and Mozart, looks after his mum and has never owned a pair of trainers. But Marcus latches on to Will - and won t let go. Can Will teach Marcus how to grow up cool? And can Marcus help Will just to grow up? This astonishing novel, now a modern classic, was adapted for the acclaimed 2002 film About A Boy , starring Hugh Grant and Nicholas Hoult. Fans of One Day by David Nicholls and Any Human Heart by William Boyd will devour this book, as will lovers of fiction everywhere. A stunner of a novel. Utterly read-in-one-day, forget-where-you-are-on-the-tube-gripping . ( Marie Claire ). About the awful, hilarious, embarrassing places where children and adults meet, and Hornby has captured it with delightful precision . ( Irish Times ). It takes a writer with real talent to make this work, and Hornby has it - in buckets . ( Literary Review ). Nick Hornby has captivated readers and achieved widespread critical acclaim for his comic, well-observed novels High Fidelity , How to be Good , A Long Way Down (shortlisted for the Whitbread Award), Slam and Juliet , Naked . His three works of non-fiction, 31 Songs (shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award), Fever Pitch (winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award) and The Complete Polysyllabic Spree are also available from Penguin. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780141007335

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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 181 x 111 mm. Brand New Book. About a Boy is Nick Hornby s comic and heart-warming million-copy bestseller. How cool was Will Freeman? Too cool! At thirty-six, he s as hip as a teenager. He s single, child-free, goes to the right clubs and knows which trainers to wear. He s also found a great way to score with women: attend single parents groups full of available (and grateful) mothers, all hoping to meet a Nice Guy. Which is how Will meets Marcus, the oldest twelve-year-old on the planet. Marcus is a bit strange: he listens to Joni Mitchell and Mozart, looks after his mum and has never owned a pair of trainers. But Marcus latches on to Will - and won t let go. Can Will teach Marcus how to grow up cool? And can Marcus help Will just to grow up? This astonishing novel, now a modern classic, was adapted for the acclaimed 2002 film About A Boy , starring Hugh Grant and Nicholas Hoult. Fans of One Day by David Nicholls and Any Human Heart by William Boyd will devour this book, as will lovers of fiction everywhere. A stunner of a novel. Utterly read-in-one-day, forget-where-you-are-on-the-tube-gripping . ( Marie Claire ). About the awful, hilarious, embarrassing places where children and adults meet, and Hornby has captured it with delightful precision . ( Irish Times ). It takes a writer with real talent to make this work, and Hornby has it - in buckets . ( Literary Review ). Nick Hornby has captivated readers and achieved widespread critical acclaim for his comic, well-observed novels High Fidelity , How to be Good , A Long Way Down (shortlisted for the Whitbread Award), Slam and Juliet , Naked . His three works of non-fiction, 31 Songs (shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award), Fever Pitch (winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award) and The Complete Polysyllabic Spree are also available from Penguin. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780141007335

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