If My Book: Mending What Is Broken, Robert McKean

MonkeyBicycle compares recently released books to weird things.

“Welcome to another installment of If My Book, the Monkeybicycle feature in which authors compare their recently released books to weird things…

If Mending What Is Broken were a play it would a rewritten fifth act of The Merchant of Venice in which the dying Shylock longs to reconcile with his estranged daughter Jessica.

If Mending What Is Broken were a story by Kafka we would find my protagonist Peter Sanguedolce waiting for a hearing all his life outside family court.

If Mending What Is Broken were a house it would be a ramshackle Tudor overlooking a small, partially demolished colonial askew on its foundation…”


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