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About A Boy - Nick Hornby
About A Boy
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9783125738300 (312573830X)
Publisher: Klett
Pages no: 278
Edition language: English
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Hol
Hol rated it
4.0 About A Boy by Nick Hornby
So I’ve been trying to keep things pretty relaxed over at Holville and picking books that won’t do anything to spike my adrenaline. You’d think it’d be easy to find books that fit that category, but it’s harder than you might think. I recently stumbled on Nick Hornby when I read High Fidelity and he...
leave me alone I'm reading
leave me alone I'm reading rated it
3.5 Yes
Nick Hornby is a feel-good comfort read for me. Even though he tackles people and situations that are difficult there is a hopefulness about his writing and characters that set my little heart a flutter. I'd be surprised if you weren't at least vaguely aware of About a Boy- the movie with Hugh Gra...
TCWriter
TCWriter rated it
5.0 ABOUT A BOY.
I love Hornby's ability to create odd, flawed, weird -- yet wholly sympathetic characters. In About A Boy, a nerdy 12 year-old is getting bullied at school, and he turns to a disconnected, slacker 30-something -- who invented a two year-old son to make it easier to meet single moms -- for help.Along...
The Girl in a Cafe
The Girl in a Cafe rated it
4.0
They are making an American TV series of this, so I'm sure a rise in the number of people reading it will go up soon. Although it has Sam from New Girl in it, nothing will ever beat the British movie version. It's got Hugh Grant, for God sakes!
the force is strong with this one
the force is strong with this one rated it
3.0
i read this book after watching the film and all i can say is the book is better (no shit sherlock). i tend to like every novel by nick hornby and about a boy is no exception. the characters were realistic and likeable while the writing style entertaining and funny.
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