Fathers, Monsters and Sons
Paul Hamilton's narrative on family dysfunction is in the tradition of
Jeanette Wall's ‘The Glass Castle'. Hamilton uncovers secrets about
his family's past after he places his father in a dementia care facility.
Hamilton sorts through his father's belongings and discovers documents
revealing his father's immorality.
FATHERS, MONSTERS AND SONS explores the perplexities of the fatherson
relationship. Hamilton reviews the relationship by looking at this
theme in movies like Star Wars and classic novels such as Frankenstein.
Hamilton shares his journey towards recovery with straightforward poetry
about his father and family. Hamilton concludes his narrative by issuing
a call to reclaim the power of storytelling.