(PDF) [About a Boy] Ï Nick Hornby

About a BoyGht I don t know why I love to do this I guess just to see how it all turns out on the other ndAnyway why I love to do this I guess just to see how it all turns out on the other ndAnyway review is pretty straight forward About a Boy is awesome Like the rest of Hornby s work that I ve read it s hilarious in such a BRITISH way so dry the laughs usually coming from some poor uptight Brit s bumbling mbarrassment I also admire Hornby for writing consistently about men in embarrassment I also admire Hornby for writing consistently about men in very honest and Rhea entertaining way In this case he also gets into the mind of theccentric troubled Marcus who s twelve and being raised by a depressed hippy mom who sings Une dernire preuve d'amour: Mon combat pour ma fille Brivan - Essais - documents (Tmoignage) earnest folk songs with heryes closed this most spot on description of Marcus mother and uncool people generally comes up often in the book and always cracked me up beautifully Marcus is that tragically unhip kid who is completely deprived of television and pop culture We all know him He gets beaten up and teased and his accounts of his life at school and at home the narration tag teams between Marcus and Will the immature lazy hipster that Marcus adopts as his own are achingly painful This book is readable and touching Highly recommended. 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 "grow ,


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This was a terrific book from beginning to nd Eually funny and
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but never despite very serious overtones of the book Marcus was a peculiar wonderful boy with a huge burden on his shoulders and I really njoyed watching him become a stronger confident person Will was also great I loved the fact that he was a such a Self Centered Jerk And Completely centered jerk and completely to remain that way No guilt no remorse no commitments Until he meets Marcus that is Their relationship was laugh out loud funny and so very believable I had a very difficult time putting this book down Beautiful read for the In The Crossfire end of the year Such a thoughtful book Originally I picked up a friend s copy of this while watching babysitting simply as a means of amusing myself while the kid was happily playing with some toys I d already seen the movie and figured the book would probably be something that I could pick up and put down fairlyasilyI was wrongSee I went into this thinking I obviously knew the story and the characters but what happened was I uickly forgot about the movie version and became fascinated with the story of '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 atte. Ill the selfish slacker who doesn t really have much of a point and Marcus the nerdy little boy who makes Will realize that yes he doesOnce I started rea Like most I have read this book after seeing the movie adaptation with Hugh rea Like most I have read this book after seeing the movie adaptation with Hugh years and years ago The movie turned out to be a rather faithful adaptation of the novel but featured a completely
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endingThe general of About a Boy is well known Will is a 36 year old single man who lives off royalties from a famous Christmas song that his father wrote Will doesn t have to worry about money and work and spends his life largely without responsibilities and commitments Looking for a new way to pick up women willing to go out with him Will invents an ingenious scheme he makes up a fictional x wife and son which are to be his ticket into a single parent group where he hopes to interact with ager single mothers Despite having to constantly pretend to have a family the plan seems to be working until Will meets Fiona and her 12 year Old S I Have Weird s I have weird of reading books that were made into movies AFTER I ve seen the movies Dopey ri. Nd single parents' groups full of available and grateful mothers all hoping to meet a Nice GuyWhich is how Will meets Marcus the oldest twelve year old on the planet Marcus is a bit strange he listens to Joni. .