By Michael Adelberg
A considering Man’s Bully locks readers into Matt’s head as he romps with hell-raising friends, bumbles out and in of teenage romances, and makes an attempt to regulate a flamable courting together with his meant ally, who died via his personal hand. all of it serves to make it effortless to recollect bullies like Matt, Jack, and a few of Matt’s associates as fearsome humans to be refrained from.
Within this debut novel, readers are despatched again to highschool to relive either their insecurities and keep in mind the attract of the bad-ass and the mean-spirited laughter that comes too simply on the price of others. Adelberg additionally hop-scotches the final 30 years of yankee popular culture with slicing wit. An eclectic mixture of the recognized and infamous—including Brittany Spears, Lou Reed, Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, and O.J.—are covered up for roasting. Nor does he withstand skewering an array of up to date America’s sacred cows and delicate issues: racism, sexism, homophobia, category bias, ageism, psychological incapacity, and, after all, bullying.
Ultimately, we're witness to the profound fight of an getting older bully who's no longer relatively misplaced, yet faraway from redeemed; a soul pitted opposed to the growing to be consciousness that he has transferred his worst demons to his son.
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A Thinking Man’s Bully by Michael Adelberg