By William J. Cobb
In The awful Adult, William J. Cobb finds a global the place love and recognize collide with fulfillment and hope, a global the place humans usually get what they need, but needs to pay the cost of alienation, regret, and retribution with a purpose to receive it.
In "The Sea Horse," a teenage boy defends a battered lady opposed to her abusive husband whereas he bargains with the lack of his personal mom and dad. In "Warsaw, 1984," a tender guy travels via Europe and leads to a courting in a rustic he can’t comprehend. The awful Adult offers ten brief tales approximately defrocked monks, accountable electricians, hardened moms, and different colourful characters who painting the complexity of the human race.
Praise for William J. Cobb's The hearth Eaters
"Cobb's brief tales, published within the New Yorker and different magazines, hinted on the energy he screens during this superbly managed and convincing debut, winner of the 1992 linked Writing courses award for the novel."— Publisher's Weekly
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