It Takes A Lot to Laugh

It Takes A Lot to Laugh

by Neil A. Randall
     
 

The main theme running through this parabolic tale of excess is that of identity in contemporary society, of people wanting to be somebody, a celebrity, a success, or to obtain a position in the world that they forget to be themselves. The multilayered narrative journey combines the darkly comic with the patently absurd as a young man attempts to escape the drudgery… See more details below

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The main theme running through this parabolic tale of excess is that of identity in contemporary society, of people wanting to be somebody, a celebrity, a success, or to obtain a position in the world that they forget to be themselves. The multilayered narrative journey combines the darkly comic with the patently absurd as a young man attempts to escape the drudgery of his life in between the thin line that separates self justification from self capitulation, on realizing that: '.the worst thing in life to be is just like everybody else.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781425965839
Publisher:
AuthorHouse
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

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