Handsome and intelligent Nicolas was a mistake, so his mother says, and he is beaten and neglected until an eccentric old man with a speech impediment arrives in a truck and changes his life. More
The story of a lonely little boy suffering the double disadvantage of being far too handsome and far too intelligent. He is abused and neglected, diagnosed as Autistic, until Wally, a funny, eccentric old man with a speech impediment shows up in a truck, and changes his life.
Uncompromising in its eroticism and violence against a background clash of small town parochialism, the reader is left wondering how it can be possible to get talented and intelligent students through school and on to university, without tearing them apart as human beings.