Author(s): Nick Hornby
Will Freeman may have discovered the key to dating success: If the simple fact that they were single mothers meant that gorgeous women women who would not ordinarily look twice a Will might not only be willing, but enthusiastic about dating him, then he was really onto something. Single mothers bright, attractive, available women thousands of them, were all over London. He just had to find them. SPAT: Single Parents Alone Together. It was a brilliant plan. And Will wasn t going to let the fact that he didn t have a child himself hold him back. A fictional two-year-old named Ned wouldn t be the first thing he d invented. And it seems to go quite well at first, until he meets an actual twelve-year-old named Marcus, who is more than Will bargained for "
Nick Hornby is the author of seven internationally bestselling novels ("Funny Girl, " "High Fidelity, About a Boy, How to be Good, A Long Way Down, Slam"and"Juliet, Naked")and severalworks of non-fictionincluding"Fever Pitch, Songbook"and"Ten Years In The Tub." He has written screenplay adaptions of Lynn Barber s An Education, nominated for an Academy Award, Cheryl Strayed's"Wild"and Colm Toibin s "Brooklyn." He lives in London. "