This is the tale of a disillusioned teenager who idolises his dysfunctional best friend, long after his tragic death. The short disjointed scenarios of unsequenced events, set over a period of four months, gives this novel an edgy and youthful pace.
We turned the cans upright and fastened our mouths over the holes, pulling the tabs at the same time. The beer rushed out and I started swallowing, but Chris finished first. He threw his can down in the sand. I never beat him at shotgunning. He had this way of opening his throat and guzzling ridiculously fast. It was another one of his super abilities - like his extra hard skull.