They rifle through her dresser drawers, bug her telephone lines, and strip-mine her computer.
Burdened with such powerful information, the boys struggle to deal with the existence of evil, and proceed to concoct hilarious modes of revenge on their villains. Miles Adler-Hart starts eavesdropping to find out what his mother is planning for his life.
When he learns instead that his parents are separating, his investigation deepens, and he enlists his best friend, Hector, to help. Eventually, haltingly, they learn to offer animal comfort to those harmed and to create an imaginative path to their own salvation. Casebook brilliantly reveals an American family both coming apart at the seams and, simultaneously, miraculously reconstituting itself to sustain its members through their ultimate trial.
Mona Simpson, once again, demonstrates her stunning mastery, giving us a boy hero for our times whose story remains with us long after the novel is over.
This eBook edition includes a Reading Group Guide. She has received a Whiting… More about Mona Simpson. Hit[s] just the right notes of charm, humor, satire, sincerity. Lyrically capture[s] the time between childhood and adulthood, as fleeting and delicate as the golden-hour light that filmmakers chase.
Mona Simpson publishes 'Casebook,' 'captivating sixth novel'
A funny and sad drama about intimacies, deception and growing up. Simpson manipulates the tropes of suspense fiction astutely, and the touches of noir are delicate.
Charming, sure-footed and as engaging as ever. Average Review. Write a Review.
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