The Evolution of Marcus Brewer.

Pain makes us or breaks us.

In Nick Hornby’s About A Boy, Marcus Brewer is a twelve-year-old who wants to be himself. At the beginning of the novel, Marcus is struggling with being himself, making friends, and being a mentally ill mother. As the reader gets to the end of the novel, we can see how these hardships affect him and evolve his character throughout the story. It also reveals how his interactions…