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About a Boy

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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

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Will is a rich, child-free and irresponsible Londoner in his thirties who, in his search for available women, invents an imaginary son and starts attending single parent meetings. As a result of one of his liaisons he meets Marcus, a strange 12-year-old boy with problems at school. Gradually, Will and Marcus become friends and, as Will teaches Marcus how to be a cool kid, Marcus helps Will to finally grow up.

L'autore:

Nick Hornby is the author of six bestselling novels ( High Fidelity, About a Boy, How To Be Good, A Long Way Down, Juliet, Naked and Funny Girl), as well as a novel for young adults, Slam, and four works of acclaimed non-fiction: Fever Pitch, 31 Songs, The Complete Polysyllabic Spree and Stuff I've Been Reading. He has written the screenplays for the films Fever Pitch, Wild, Brooklyn and An Education, which was nominated for an Oscar. He lives in Highbury, north London.

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 178 x 112 mm. Language: English . 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. Codice libro della libreria APG9780141007335

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 178 x 112 mm. Language: English . 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. Codice libro della libreria APG9780141007335

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