Numéro Cinq at the Movies: Jamie Travis's “The Saddest Boy in the World,” introduced by R W Gray | Numéro Cinq
In Jamie Travis‘s “The Saddest Boy in the World,” a nine-year-old boy, smothered by a beautiful but oppressive and overwhelmingly disappointing life, decides to hang himself on his ninth birthday at the suggestion of several inanimate animals who talk to him as a side effect of the medication he is on. Maybe it’s not for