By Benjamin Kunkel
Dwight B. Wilmerding is just twenty-eight, yet he’s having a midlife hindrance. after all, residing a dissolute, dorm like lifestyles in a tiny house and dealing in tech help on the pharmaceutical substantial Pfizer will not be in particular conducive to knowledge.
And a couple of periods of psychoanalysis performed via his sister have especially didn't support with his biggest challenge: a protracted lack of ability to make up his brain.
Encouraged by way of one in every of his roommates to attempt an experimental pharmaceutical intended to banish indecision, Dwight jumps on the probability (not with out a few meditation at the risks of leaping) and swallows the 1st fateful capsule. And while abruptly he's “pfired” from Pfizer and invited to a rendezvous in unique Ecuador with the lady of his long-ago prep-school desires, he unearths himself close to a brand new lifestyles.
The trouble–well, one of many troubles–is that Dwight can’t make a decision if the tablets are operating. Deep within the jungles of the Amazon, within the international kingdom of a replaced outlook, his would-be romantic get away turns into a hilarious trip into unbidden accountability and unwelcome knowledge.
How to confirm happiness with out dwelling in consistent denial of the methods of the realm? how you can dedicate, and to what? instantly humorous and poignant, light and outrageous, finely clever and proudly foolish, Indecision rings with a voice of significant power and originality, whereas its deeper inquiries replicate the troubles and magnificence of a generation.
"Here’s what Indecision promises: sustained social and highbrow comedy, probably the final yet definitely the funniest Superfluous guy in smooth literature, drive-by satire, plus distinctive set-piece send-ups of younger grownup colgrads at paintings and play. The mockery is
humane. the story of Dwight Wilmerding is instructed with type and care. And there’s a shocking finishing. Benjamin Kunkel, welcome!"
–Norman Rush, writer of Mating
From the Hardcover edition.
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