The incredible out-of-the-box shenanigans of Bob, the main character in Sean Penn’s book,Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff is unique. The origin of the novel itself is unique as it came about as an audio book two years prior to being published as a written work in 2018.
Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff is a work of political satire that will most likely not just entertain, but give the reader plenty of food for thought. Penn’s audience will be wise to keep in mind that the book evolved from spoken word to written word instead of the other way around as most book publications. For example, Penn’s endless use of alliterations may tend to overwhelm or even annoy the over analyzing reader. A listener of the original work would not scrutinize each word, but let the wording flow through his mind to capture the intent of the story. The plot of ‘Bob Honey’ might be described as somewhat loose, however the message of the story is not. The book’s audience will find Sean Penn’s satirical references unmistakable. Anyone who has a vague knowledge of today’s political situation will be able to grasp Penn’s unique satire.
Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff is a book that will no doubt stir up the fervor of every reader. Reactions to Sean Penn’s book are sure to be as diverse as our own American population. America itself is as unique as a country as Bob is as the main character in Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff. Bob describes America as “no longer that beautiful girl who’d birthed him, but instead, the ghost of a girl he’d never known”. Regardless of a persons political affiliations, who can read those words without giving pause to thought? Certainly ‘Bob Honey’ will bring its audience to a thoughtful awakening.
Watch Sean Penn’s interview with Trevor Noah: