Unexpectedly, Milo: A Novel

Unexpectedly, Milo: A Novel

Matthew Dicks


 
The writer of whatever lacking returns with one other hilarious and sneakily profound story a few guy whose habit is really extraordinary, but additionally oddly relatable.
 
 
Milo Slade, a thirty-three yr outdated domestic healthcare aide, is witnessing the quick dissolution of his three-year marriage to a elegant, high-powered legal professional named Christine. although Milo does not fairly comprehend the foundation of his marital difficulties, he unavoidably blames himself, or extra particularly, he faults the calls for his obsessive compulsive character position upon him--the have to open a jar of Smuckers grape jelly or sing ninety nine Luftballons in entrance of an viewers, to call only a couple.
 
Yet Christine remains to be none the wiser approximately those inexplicable quirks as Milo has painstakingly hidden them from her and everybody else for years. not anyone is familiar with the true--and in his brain extra insidious--Milo, and such is the basis of his profound loneliness, specifically now that he and Christine live aside in the course of a tribulation separation.
 
Then sooner or later Milo stumbles throughout a video digital camera and tapes, left in the back of in a park. He watches the 1st tape, that is a heartfelt confessional through a tender girl who starts to bare her secrets and techniques, beginning small in the beginning, and at last revealing that she blames herself for a sad loss of life of a pal. yet no longer the entire info upload up and Milo is struck with the urge to loose the candy confessor from her guilt. he's, finally, knowledgeable in conserving secrets and techniques…
 
In normal screwball type, Milo units out on a cross-country trip to crack the case, yet fast will get sidetracked as his un-ignorable calls for name. however it is in the course of those sidetracks that the genuine which means of his event takes form. Milo is bizarre, yet as he discovers, so is every body else. suddenly, MILO is a funny and touching novel approximately discovering oneself, embracing the adventure, and, by surprise, love.

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