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By Michael Adelberg

Matt Duffy is in situation. His son, Jack, is a highschool bully who makes an attempt suicide after Matt snuffs out a fast-moving teenager romance. Outwardly, Matt is okay, yet inside of he's choked with guilt and resentment. Matt reluctantly consents to determine a psychiatrist who pushes him to discover his fractious parenting and his personal bullying prior. the result is a set of Matt’s most crucial, outrageous, macabre, and indelible thoughts.

A pondering Man’s Bully locks readers into Matt’s head as he romps with hell-raising acquaintances, bumbles out and in of stripling romances, and makes an attempt to control a flamable courting together with his meant ally, who died through his personal hand. all of it serves to make it effortless to recollect bullies like Matt, Jack, and a few of Matt’s acquaintances 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 yank 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 particularly misplaced, yet faraway from redeemed; a soul pitted opposed to the becoming attention that he has transferred his worst demons to his son.

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