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Man and Boy
Man and Boy
Author : Tony Parsons
Publisher : NA
Language : English
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Availability : Available
No Of Pages : 343
A fabulously engaging novel, a Sunday Times Number 1 bestseller, with over 1.2 million copies sold. 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. 'Parsons has written a sharp, witty and wise book straight from his heart. His characters are all nitty-gritty, bounce-off-the-page, real people; his dialogue is brilliant.'
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Father and Son - Must read for all the Dads out there!
By Shweta, 8/3/2015 8:36:37 PM
[Declaration: I have not read or watched Kramer Vs Kramer. So this one was a fresh story for me.] The book is about a man, who is forced to bring up his son alone, after he cheats on his wife. I loved how all the characters were imperfect to a believable degree and the characters taken out of the book can be placed anywhere in the world. It is a quick, easy read focusing on the relationship between a father and his son. The interesting thing is that the father is not necessarily "man" in the title. He oscillates between being a boy to his own father and a man to his own son. The roles we play and the responsibilities we take is all relative. The romantic spirit with a throw of reality (you can't have it all) made this book a cozy monsoon read for me.
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