Via You’re All Just Jealous of My Jet Pack
As the kids these days say, heh. Buy the book.
What struck me was the personality – the author’s, the character’s, the setting’s. With few words and some simple illustrations Roberts quickly and effortlessly introduces a sense of humor, a style and a tone that connects. A rye, urbane, whimsical upper crust perspective with a touch of the absurd thrown in. The absurd works in a way because it is a reflection of real life and the absurdities it all too often involves.