Man and Boy
HE HAD TO FACE THE TOUGHEST JOB OF HIS LIFE. AND HE NEVER ONCE THOUGHT HE'D BE ON HIS OWN. Harry had it all: a beautiful wife, an adorable four-year-old son, and a high-paying media job. But on the eve of his thirtieth birthday, with one irresponsible act, he threw it all away. Suddenly he finds... show more
HE HAD TO FACE THE TOUGHEST JOB OF HIS LIFE. AND HE NEVER ONCE THOUGHT HE'D BE ON HIS OWN. Harry had it all: a beautiful wife, an adorable four-year-old son, and a high-paying media job. But on the eve of his thirtieth birthday, with one irresponsible act, he threw it all away. Suddenly he finds himself an unemployed single father trying to figure out how to wash his son's hair the way Mommy did and whether green spaghetti is proper breakfast food. This brilliantly engaging novel will tug at your heart as Harry learns to become a father to his son and a son to his aging father, takes stabs at finding new love, and makes the hardest decision of his life.
Publish date: May 7th 2002
Pages no: 361
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
When Harry lost Gina because he cheated on her with a one-night stand, he got something else in return; a chance to learn how to be a real father to his young son, Pat. You can find out what I thought of Tony Parsons’s novel “Man and Boy” (the first in his Harry Silver series) in my latest book revi...
Like I said before, "Man and Boy" by Tony Parsons was predictable. I really enjoyed his other books, but that one.. I was bored to death, too bad I'm unable to flounce a book, any book. I'm happy I've finished it.
Come on, what's left to be said about Harry Potter? This is a re-read book, and after so many years I still like it a lot. Sadly, I'm not a 13 year old anymore, which means I'm more critical this time around, noticing the too convenient situations in the story. Still pretty damn good, of course!
A sweet story about the relationship of a man and his son after separating from his wife. It is an amusing story - lots of light funny moments. It is the kind of chick-lit written by a bloke book with a male as the protagonist but the issues not only appealing or significant to males only.It is foll...
This book was OK - not anything I'd rave about, though it wasn't really bad. It kept me entertained enough, though.