By Augusten Burroughs
“As a bit boy, I had a dream that my father had taken me to the woods the place there has been a useless physique. He buried it and advised me i have to by no means inform. It was once the one factor we’d ever performed jointly as father and son, and that i promised to not inform. yet not like such a lot desires, the reminiscence of this one by no means left me. And sometimes…I wasn’t altogether yes approximately something: used to be it only a dream?”
When Augusten Burroughs was once small, his father used to be a shadowy presence in his lifestyles: a sort at the stairs, a cough from the basement, a silent determine smoking a cigarette at midnight. As Augusten grew older, anything sinister inside of his father started to unfurl. anything darkish and secretive which can now not be named.
Betrayal after stunning betrayal ensued, and Augusten’s early life used to be over. the type of father he sought after didn’t exist for him. This father used to be far-off, aloof, uninterested…
And then the “games” began.
With A Wolf on the Table, Augusten Burroughs makes a quantum jump into untapped emotional terrain: the novel pendulum swing among love and hate, the unspeakably terrifying courting among father and son. advised with sizzling honesty and penetrating perception, it's a tale for somebody who has ever longed for unconditional love from a mother or father. notwithstanding harrowing and brutal, A Wolf on the Table will finally depart you buoyed with the profound pleasure of easily being alive. It’s a memoir of beautiful mental cruelty and the redemptive energy of hope.
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