Posts Tagged: coming of age
At one point in the conversation, Watts said: “I always imagined those soldiers using paintball guns, that the war was just a large-scale version of what we played as kids.” I confessed that the same thought had occurred to me.
Chris McCormick has an excerpt from his novel Desert Boys over at The Offing: a coming-of-age story of friendship, war, life, and death....more
Henry Stewart waxes nostalgic on Ray Bradbury for Electric Literature—he points at coming of age, the lessons we learn, and how the whole of life can be found in The Martian Chronicles....more
Adrian Mole, protagonist of the coming-of-age novels The Adrian Mole Diaries, faces adult problems in Sue Townsend’s latest book, the 10th in the series.
“Having had his first incarnation aged 13 ¾, when spots, poetry and his parents’ behavior were among his chief concerns, he is now 45 and addressing the challenges of declining incomes and village life.”...more