An audio book extract from the downloadable audiobook edition of Nick Hornby's moving and witty tale Slam, read by Nicholas Hoult, star of the film About a Boy.
For 16-year old Sam, life is about to get extremely complicated. He and his girlfriend make that ex-girlfriend Alicia have gotten themselves into a bit of trouble. Sam is suddenly forced to grow up and struggle with the familiar fears and inclinations that haunt us all.
Nick Hornby’s poignant and witty novel shows a rare and impressive understanding of human relationships and what it really means to be a man.
‘Hornby’s witty, gentle genius shines through’
‘Offers wry insights into the male psyche, making this book a good bet for Hornby fans, no matter their age’