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A Walking Parody Michael G. Hobson

A Walking Parody

Michael G. Hobson

Published August 10th 2006
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Kindle Edition
368 pages
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A Walking Parody is a funny and moving portrait of an impassive man awakened to life when his world is broken apart. It is a tale of redemption and healing incorporating wit and satire with drama and adventure to illustrate the complications facedMoreA Walking Parody is a funny and moving portrait of an impassive man awakened to life when his world is broken apart.  It is a tale of redemption and healing incorporating wit and satire with drama and adventure to illustrate the complications faced by the individual in modern life.Slow of foot the donkey walks with his head down, unaware of the actions and events that transpire around it.  Boyd Adamson is finally becoming aware of the problems that exist in his life, but he cannot understand them.  Only when he is forced to face his private demons does he begin to comprehend that even a simple life, like a garden, needs to be tended.  Having lived a sheltered life Boyd must first find a way to understand the pain before he can begin to heal, and as he progresses through an improbable journey he finds personal awareness and discovers a passion for life that he never knew existed within him.  Afraid of being alone, and not being able to cope, he impetuously agrees to accompany his oldest friend, someone seeking to reclaim the life he lost through tragedy, on a bold adventure.  Boyd learns about love, about life, about being a father and, with his imagination suddenly out of control, about understanding the parallels between reality and imagination.Personal conflict is the theme, as each of the characters must find personal resolution and understanding in a confusing world.  Each character is lost in their own chasm between observation and confession and they must test the boundaries of their existence to understand themselves and their place in the world.   Poetic and lyrical A Walking Parody is a study of the human condition in a shifting world that continues to thin out our level of understanding