So Long, See You Tomorrow by William Maxwell

The novel revolves around a young boy in Illinois who befriends a new classmate, Cletus, whose father has been murdered. The protagonist becomes obsessed with the murder, imagining the events leading up to the tragedy from the perspectives of the involved parties. The novel explores themes of memory, guilt, and the impact of trauma on childhood friendships.

The 380th greatest book of all time


Published
1980
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
135-160
Words
59,000
Original Language
English

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