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Marcus is a twelve-year-old boy who is bullied by his classmates. One day, he meets. Will. He helps Marcus become a normal kid. Fiona is a single mother who has a problem dealing with her emotions. Rachel is the visiting Will after school because she thinks their relationship is unhealthy. Will finds a goal for his life. 3 . Revise and learn about the characters in Nick Hornby's About a Boy. An illustration of Fiona, Ellie, Rachel and Clive, with their relation to Marcus. Marcus is worried about her; afraid that she might try to kill herself again; gets afraid even more when Fiona starts crying again; he starts crying.
Whilr she was talking to him she was drinking vino.
And then Andy wanted to drink it to, so she invited him over. In the house Fiona and Andy were drinking a lot, and they got drunk. Fiona was coloring her toe nails and then she wanted to get something from the shelf, but she told Andy that it needs to get fixed, and than he fixed fro her.
Then when Will and Marcus came home, Fiona and Andy were already good friends and were drinking even more. But then Andy left and Fiona stayed alone. Next day Will was talking to Fiona and he was telling her how Andy is a bad friends, but then Fiona told him that he is actually a bad friend, because he doesn't care about Andy's children. Edit Fiona was sitting in her living room with a bunch of other moms in a circle. She was in charge of a circle talk.
She was holding a talking stick and she was presenting it to other moms. Then she started to talk how her son is alone and that he is not feeling good at school and then she said that there's a big birthday party and she started to talk how at Marcus's last school they had a habit that they all invited each other to birthday parties, hoping that Marcus would get invited to Hannah's party.
But then everyone started to make fun of that. So later when they left she was angry and she said to them bugeroff. Then she saw that Dakota is still at her house and she said that she is gonna have a glass and then Dakota joined her. Later Fiona was doing jogga with Dakota. Hours later Fiona came to Marcus's school, because she got a message that he did something. Then when Hannah's mother came she went to talk with her and she told her that Marcus would like to come to Hannah's party and if she could invite him.
After school Fiona went to Will's house very angry and she jailed at him that he gave his son a bad edvice to get a girl. Then when Will told him that he gave the edvice only so he can get a girl she didn't want to believe him. On the evening when Marcus was getting ready for the party Fiona was nitting and she asked him if she could give him a advice but he said no.
At the party Fiona tried to than Will for being their neighbour but he told and showed to her how is Marcus not getting along with their schoolmates.
And then they made plan how to stop Marcus from embaresing himself. Then when Dakota called Hannah to bathroom there was already Fiona waiting her. She tried to ask her if she could dance with Marcus. Then when Marcus asked Hannah she looked away, cus she tought that she would say yes. But then she looked when Marcus was dancing with Hannah anyway. Edit Fiona was first in her kitchen doing something with blucker.
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Then Will came and she started to talk with him. When he started to complain how Marcus thinks that he is going to be his father. She told him that he is actually acting like a father to Marcus, and that's the reason that he thinks that he will be his father. She told him that he only thinks about sex and that she is not like that and that when normal people get a child they pt their sexual mode to a pause. Then Will asked her how much time was she on pause.
She told him that it was since Marcus's father 11 years ago. She told him that he needs to stop acting like a fether and more like a neighbour.
Later Fiona and Dakota were in Fiona's living room doing jogga. Fiona was telling and teaching Dakota how to do it. Then she asked Dakota if it is wrong if she hasn't been having sex for 11 years. Dakota was really surprised and she told her that she will get her back into dating game. Then Fiona stared to tell her cute gyus she knows and she said that her plumber is not so bad. And right after that Fiona called him and he got fastly to her ouse.
There Fiona started to flirt with him and then she got a date with him. In the evening Fiona came to Marcus's room and she tried to tell him that she got a date, but Marcus didn't understnd her and he thought that it was Will who she got date with.
Later Lou came to Fiona's house to pick her up. She then came downstairs and she told him that he looks great.
When she saw that Marcus wasn't happy that they are going on a dter when they tried to hug each other she saw Marcus and she fastly gave Lou a hand instead a hug.
On a date Fiona wasn't haveing much fun. She and Lou had nothing in comment. She tried to startd a conversation by saying that those pipes are lovley, but Lou didn't like them. Then Fiona told him that in England a Lou means toilet, so his name is toilet. Then when Marcus came and he started to talk very loud she tried to calm him down and then she left.
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In the evening she came with Will into Marcus's room and they explain to hm that they will never get married. Edit Fiona was for the first time shown at her work.
She was answering the calls. Then Marcus called her and she was so releaved, because he told her that he arived safley. She started to talk about how he needs to take care of himself and that she is sorry, because she needs to work that much. Hour later Fiona came to the hospital as fastly as she could so she can see her little baby and calm him down.
She was so over reacting, seh thought that he will need blood, but he was just fine. Later Marcus called her and it was only mentioned her name. In the house she was on the computer on videochat with his son, she said that that way they can be together all time and she also told him that she cut orangese for him and that she hid all the knifes.
Next day Fiona was with Marcus in the hospital holding him and when Sam asked how is he feeling she said instead of Marcus that he is a bit constepated. Then she got a phone call and she went on a side to talk to the costumer. When she came back she heard Sam saying that Will is great and then she asked who is great. When Marcus told that they have been dreaming who to be next to they didn't except Will, but then Fiona said that he i so lazy and that she needs to work and then shesaid that he hasn't been writting a song for seven years.
At her work she was watchind Marcus studying and doing homework. But then she saw that he is on a lupe and she started to panic and she thought that it is something wrong with him and she wanted to go home, but then Will and Marcus came to her work to tell her that Marcus is ok and that he doens't like when she is to protective, and then Fiona got mad at Will because he took Marcus out of the house.
Edit Fiona came to Will's house with bags, suitcases and all other things. She startd to talk to Marcus, but Will was blocking her way.
She makes Marcus listen to her favourite music, such as Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan, and has never allowed him to eat meat. She is not much use to him when he is being bullied, just telling him that he will have to get used to it. Fiona has problems keeping relationships with men and admits to Will that she worries about this. Overall, Fiona is a good person but she has to learn to let Marcus make his own decisions about life.
Ellie Ellie is a girl at the same school as Marcus. She is three years older than he is, and is in Year She is a fan of the band Nirvana, and loves the lead singer, Kurt Cobain. She feels that he understands the awful problems which face teenagers. Marcus admires her for her fearlessness.
He is slightly afraid of her at first, but gradually comes to adore her. Ellie helps Marcus to deal with the bullies, and she and her friend Zoe look after Marcus during the dinner break at school, taking him to their form room. Ellie is amused by Marcus, and when she realises that he knows nothing about Kurt Cobain, she teases him, saying that Cobain is a footballer with Manchester United.
Ellie seems to get on very well with her mother on the whole. She tells Marcus that she just wants her mother to be happy, and this makes Marcus think about his own mother. When Kurt Cobain attempts to kill himself but fails, Ellie is very upset. She tells Marcus that Cobain hates this world and just wants to die, even though he has a wife and a little girl.
This makes Marcus compare his own situation with that of Kurt Cobain, and he feels very sad. Ellie goes on the train with Marcus to Cambridge, but as it is on the actual day when Kurt Cobain succeeds in killing himself, she is in a strange mood and is determined to get drunk.
She frightens Marcus and seems out of control. When she tells Marcus that life is shit he questions her, asking if she really thinks that, because to him her life does not look too bad.
They are hardly speaking to each other when the train stops at Royston and Ellie jumps off.
She goes into the town, followed by Marcus. She breaks the window, taking out the cut-out and sitting on the pavement with it. The police take Ellie and Marcus to the police station and they wait for their parents to arrive.