About a Boy - Study Guide Chapters 17-20 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 17, Marcus is forced to tell his mother everything about Will, his visits, and the shoes when he comes home without any shoes on. Fiona is angry when she learns Will lied about his son, Ned, and about the visits Marcus has made unsupervised to his flat. Fiona tells Will and tells him to stay away from Marcus. Over the next few days, Marcus argues with his mother about his right to choose to do certain things that she does not approve of, such as eat meat and visit Will. In the end, Marcus tells Fiona he needs to see Will because he is a father-figure, something he needs in his life.

In Chapter 18, Will is unhappy because he has just heard his father's Christmas song a full month and a week before Christmas. Will decides he will not celebrate Christmas this year, but...

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