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Homeward Bound: A Novella of Idle Speculation
A young man sits alone in a public garden contemplating the big questions; the origins of the Palisades Cliffs, cold sesame noodles and his father's mortality. In the spirit of James Joyce, Josh Greenfield, follows the thought process of Jordan Fineman, where ever it leads.
Paperback, 102 pages
Published September 24th 2015 by Lulu.com
(first published July 31st 2014)
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This was an intriguing novella that attempted to put the reader in the shoes of what goes through the mind of someone with a mental illness. Though I understood the methodologies and I appreciated the effect of the point of view, I think this novel could have had done more. If the character had explored more with the discussions with his father or doctor, I think I would have enjoyed, or perhaps understood, the story more. I did enjoy the discussion of the concept “one day at a time” and how tha ...more