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by Tony Parsons
Pages: 361 pages
Category: Humor & Satire
Publisher: Touchstone; Reprint edition (May 7, 2002)
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Man and Boy is a novel by Tony Parsons. It was awarded the 2001 British Book of the Year award. Harry Silver is a successful television producer about to turn 30.
Man and Boy is a novel by Tony Parsons. He is happily married, has a four-year-old son and drives a convertible sports car. Then he spends the night with a colleague from work and his life falls apart; his wife leaves him and emigrates to Japan, he loses his job and he has to cope with being a single parent.
Tony Parsons' Man and Boy is one of the most moving, captivating, thought-provoking, and funny books I've ever read.
Tony Parsons has written other books, but Man and Boy is still his best-selling novel. When I first came across it I was a bit surprised that my 17- and 18-year-old students liked it so much. The plot is about a man, Harry Silver, who has a big crisis when he is reaching his 30th birthday. 4. been his job as a TV-producer, and he faces numerous problems when he has to learn how to take care of a child and a home. Exactly what makes a novel interesting is hard to say, but it is important that the book reflects human experience in one way or another. It is also vital that readers can identify themselves with the hero of the book, and that they find his quest exciting.
A fabulously engaging and exciting novel about a man who has to learn about life and love the hard wa. And in one moment of madness, he chucks it all away
A fabulously engaging and exciting novel about a man who has to learn about life and love the hard way. Harry Silver has it all. A successful job in TV, a gorgeous wife, a lovely child. And in one moment of madness, he chucks it all away. Man and Boy is the story of how he comes to terms with his life and achieves a degree of self-respect, bringing up his son alone and, gradually, learning what words like love and family really mean. Very well written, pacy, funny, and heart-breakingly moving.
Did Man and Boy change any of your feelings about the kind of love a father feels for his child? How is the love a father has for his son or daughter different from the love a. .
Did Man and Boy change any of your feelings about the kind of love a father feels for his child? How is the love a father has for his son or daughter different from the love a mother feels? The author describes Man and Boy as "a generational love story–the story of how love is passed down from generation to generation. Is Man and Boy a book about how men are changing? Does Harry’s relationship to his work change in the course of Man and Boy? Does his professional life become less important to him as he cares for his small son alone?
Tony Parsons, who had just turned twenty-nine when he was granted custody of his four-year-old son, is one of the most well-known writers in England. Man and Boy, his first novel, has sold nearly one million copies worldwide.
Tony Parsons, who had just turned twenty-nine when he was granted custody of his four-year-old son, is one of the most well-known writers in England. Man and Boy: A Novel 1. kitap/Harry Silver novel, Tony Parson Scribner paperback fiction.
Работа по теме: пособие Guide to Analitical Reading. Глава: From Man and Boy by Tony Parson. Analyse the last two paragraphs of the extract and say why the man can’t choose a definite way of celebration. What does he think of becoming thirty?) What stylistic devices serve the purpose?
I definately preferred "About a Boy"- Nick Hornby has no competition whatsoever from Tony Parsons
He had to face the toughest job of his life. These novels by Tony Parsons, whilst largely proficient, lack excitement and inspiration – ultimately betraying all that early promise. I definately preferred "About a Boy"- Nick Hornby has no competition whatsoever from Tony Parsons. Parsons tries to be funny.
A novel about men, love and relationships by the author of the Book of the Year, Man and Boy. Alfie Budd found the perfect woman with whom to spend the rest of his life, and then lost her. He doesn't believe you get a second chance at love.