Man and Boy

  • by Tony Parsons
  • Narrated by Colin Buchanan
  • 2 hrs and 56 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A Radio 4 Book Club Selection.Man and Boy is 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.Read by Colin Buchanan, Man and Boy is very well written, pacy, funny, and heart-breakingly moving.

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What the Critics Say

"One of the finest books published this year....Hilarious and tear-jerking in turns." (Express)
"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." (Daily Mail)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-10-2005
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited