Shy (Compact Disc)

Shy By Max Porter, Joe Gaminara (Read by) Cover Image

Shy (Compact Disc)

By Max Porter, Joe Gaminara (Read by)


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This is the story of a few strange hours in the life of a troubled teenage boy. You mustn't do that to yourself, Shy. You mustn't hurt yourself like that. He is wandering into the night listening to the voices in his head: his teachers, his parents, the people he has hurt, and the people who are trying to love him. Got your special meds, nutcase? He is escaping Last Chance, a home for "very disturbed young men," and walking into the haunted space between his night terrors, his past, and the heavy question of his future. The night is huge and it hurts. In Shy, Max Porter extends the excavation of boyhood that began with Grief Is the Thing with Feathers and continued with Lanny. But here he asks the question How does mischievous wonder and anarchic energy curdle into something more disturbing and violent? Shy is a bravura, lyric, music-besotted performance by one of the great writers of his generation.

Product Details ISBN: 9798212986397
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2023
Language: English