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'''''About a Boy''''' is a novel written by [[Nick Hornby]] and published on 1998-08-01. The story takes place in the 1990s, and is about a self-absorbed man named Will who, in an effort to find women eager to sleep with him, pretends to be a single father. He ends up meeting a strange boy named Marcus who is trying to find a new father for his single mother. The book was also made into [[About a Boy (film)|a movie]] in 2002 and a [[About a Boy (TV series)|TV series]] in 2014.
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'''''About a Boy''''' is a novel written by [[Nick Hornby]] and published on 1998-08-01. The story is set in London in 1993, and is about a self-absorbed man named Will who, in an effort to find women eager to sleep with him, pretends to be a single father. He ends up meeting a strange boy named Marcus who is trying to find a new father for his single mother. The book was also made into [[About a Boy (film)|a movie]] in 2002 and a [[About a Boy (TV series)|TV series]] in 2014.
  
 
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Revision as of 12:41, 29 August 2018

1st edition UK hardcover.

About a Boy is a novel written by Nick Hornby and published on 1998-08-01. The story is set in London in 1993, and is about a self-absorbed man named Will who, in an effort to find women eager to sleep with him, pretends to be a single father. He ends up meeting a strange boy named Marcus who is trying to find a new father for his single mother. The book was also made into a movie in 2002 and a TV series in 2014.

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Review

Good

  • The book is fantastic. I didn't want to ever put it down. It deals with serious issues like divorce, bullying, and suicide, but still manages to be funny and exciting.

Bad

  • Fiona seems to forgive Will's lies a bit too easily.

Ugly

  • Nothing.


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