Supermarket Summary
Bobby Hall

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Supermarket Overview

Supermarket by Bobby Hall is a literary thriller about a young man attempting to write a novel while suffering from a mental breakdown. The narrator, Flynn, decides to set his novel in a grocery store, and he uses a fellow employee, Frank, as inspiration for his protagonist. However, Flynn later learns that Frank is simply a delusion in his mind—a delusion that refuses to let go of its psychic hold, even if it means killing Flynn. The novel explores themes related to creativity, mental illness, and delusional fantasies.