By Libba Bray
All 16-year-old Cameron desires is to get via excessive school—and lifestyles in general—with at least attempt. It’s now not much to invite. yet that’s earlier than he’s given a few undesirable information: he’s in poor health and he’s going to die. Which absolutely sucks. desire arrives within the winged kind of Dulcie, a crazy punk angel/possible hallucination with a nasty sugar behavior. She tells Cam there's a cure—if he’s prepared to head looking for it. With assistance from a death-obsessed, video-gaming dwarf and a backyard gnome, Cam units off at the mom of all street journeys via a twisted the USA . . . into the center of what issues most.
From acclaimed writer Libba Bray comes a depressing comedic trip that poses the questions: Why are we right here? what's genuine? What makes microwave popcorn so reliable? Why needs to we die? and the way will we rather discover ways to live?
"A hilarious and hallucinatory quest."—The long island Times
"Libba Bray's terrific new publication will, with any justice, be a cult vintage. The form of booklet you are taking with you to varsity, within the hopes that your roommate will prove to have packed their very own replica, too. analyzing it truly is like gaining knowledge of another model of The Phantom Tollbooth, the place Holden Caulfield has hit Milo over the top and stolen his automobile, his token, and his tollbooth. there is event and tragedy right here, a sprinkling of romance, musical interludes, a battle-ready backyard gnome who is additionally a Norse God, and essentially a refrain line of physicists. Which jogs my memory: will somebody, sometime, take Going Bovine and flip it right into a musical, ideally a rock opera? i need the sound music, this system, the T-shirt, and entrance row tickets."—Kelly hyperlink, writer of Get in Trouble, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize
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