Marcelo in the Real World
Title: Marcelo in the Real World
Author: Francisco Stork
He learns about competition and jealousy, anger and desire. But it’s a picture he finds in a file—a picture of a girl with half a face—that truly connects him with the real world: its suffering, its injustice, and what he can do to fight.
Reminiscent of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” in the intensity and purity of its voice, this extraordinary novel is a love story, a legal drama, and a celebration of the music each of us hears inside.