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Tim Ginger: 07/27/18
Tim Ginger by Julian Hanshaw is a graphic novel set in an out of the way corner of modern day New Mexico. The titular character is a retired test pilot and widower who now spends his time reminiscing and playing cricket.
Ginger's quiet routine is upset with the appearance of a conspiracy nut and an old friend from his test pilot days. Ginger reexamines his life and his choice to isolate himself in a tiny trailer.
The conspiracy aspects of the plot didn't really do anything for me. I admit to skipping those sections as they didn't seem to be going anywhere.
The part that did interest me were the lengthy discussions on various reasons to not have children. For Ginger, it's revealed that he and his wife probably did want children but she was killed tragically before they had a chance. But now his old friend, has pegged him as one who did decide to be childless and is happy with that decision.
Overall I found the book disjoined and depressing.