Killing Johnny Fry

Killing Johnny Fry : A Sexistential Novel

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When Cordell Carmel catches his long-term girlfriend with another man - the thick-necked chauvinist Johnny Fry - something profound happens to him. Overnight Cordell's calm life dissolves. Finding himself prey both to thoughts of murder and an insatiable libido, he begins a dark sexual odyssey in search of retribution and gratification, leading him deep into the erotic heart of New York City.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 20mm | 199.58g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747593140
  • 9780747593140
  • 332,936

About Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley is the bestselling author of more than twenty-five critically acclaimed books, and his work has been translated into twenty-one languages. His books include two mystery series, the Easy Rawlins series (including Devil in a Blue Dress, which was adapted into a 1995 film starring Denzel Washington) and the Fearless Jones series, as well as literary fiction, science fiction, political monographs and a young adult novel. His short fiction has been widely published, and his non-fiction has been published in the New York Times Magazine and the Nation, among other magazines. He is the winner of numerous awards, including an O. Henry Award, a Grammy and the PEN American Center's Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in New York City.
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'One of America's most gifted writers, of any genre' The Times 'Mosley has established a voice that is immediate and elegant, twisted in its outlook even as it cleaves to the classic themes of the Southern crime novel ... a daring book' Belle de Jour, The Times 'Mosley is surely the finest writer of dialogue alive today' Uncut 'Mosley's most confrontational and disturbing novel to date' Independent
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