“I Am the Cheese” by Robert Cormier was first published in 1977. The title of the book has been taken from a song that the protagonist sings during the book. He keeps singing several songs with the word ‘cheese’ in them throughout the story.
Adam Farmer, the protagonist of the novel, happens to be riding his bike from his home in the fictional town of Monument, Massachusetts. He is going to Rutterburg to see his father in the hospital. During his journey he remembers his former life with his parents. He eventually discovers that he is not what he appears to be.
Ready Reference Treatise: I Am the Cheese
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Plot Overview
Chapter Three: Major Characters
Chapter Four: Complete Summary
Chapter Five: Critical Analysis
About the Author
Raja Sharma is a retired college lecturer. He has taught English Literature to University students for more than two decades. His students are scattered all over the world, and it is noticeable that he is in contact with more than ninety thousand of his students.