Tony Parsons


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in Romford, Essex, The United Kingdom
November 06, 1953

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Tony Parsons (born 6 November 1953) is a British journalist broadcaster and author. He began his career as a music journalist on the NME, writing about punk music. Later, he wrote for The Daily Telegraph, before going on to write his current column for the Daily Mirror. Parsons was for a time a regular guest on the BBC Two arts review programme The Late Show, and still appears infrequently on the successor Newsnight Review; he also briefly hosted a series on Channel 4 called Big Mouth.

He is the author of the multi-million selling novel, Man and Boy (1999). Parsons had written a number of novels including The Kids (1976), Platinum Logic (1981) and Limelight Blues (1983),
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Man and Boy (Harry Silver, #1)

3.57 avg rating — 14,843 ratings — published 1999 — 64 editions
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The Family Way

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My Favourite Wife

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Starting Over

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“to love means to realize there is a time to let the beloved one go”
Tony Parsons, Man and Boy
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“Cancer seems a high price to pay for an innocuous-looking habit. You get into smoking and you are robbed of the last 25 years of your life. Some cocky souls will say, 'Ah yes, but they are the worst 25 years.' Nobody feels like that in a cancer ward. There are no cocky souls in a cancer ward. But there's a lot of pain, not just of the excruciating physical kind that they shoot you full of morphine to smother. There are a lot of tears. All round. It is hard to say goodbye to the people you love. And it's scary. Cancer wards have a way of knocking the cockiness out of you. And for what? Another cigarette?”
Tony Parsons

“It's painful and it's messy. But sometimes you just have to make the break and start again.”
Tony Parsons, Man and Wife



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