Killing Johnny Fry: A Sexistential Novel

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2008 - Murder - 288 pages
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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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Review: Killing Johnny Fry: A Sexistential Novel

User Review  - Stacia Boatwright - Goodreads

This book is a little racy, so beware. There's a lot of sexual darkness which was often uncomfortable to read, but I was determined to finish to book since a book club I'm new to is reading it (I want ... Read full review

Review: Killing Johnny Fry: A Sexistential Novel

User Review  - kelly - Goodreads

I wanted to like this book. It's Walter Mosley, right? (*sigh*) One hundred pages or so into this I gave up reading this book. Sure, it has a LOT of sex in it (it does call itself a 'sexistential ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

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 Rawlinsseries (including Devil in a Blue Dress, which was adapted into a 1995 film starring Denzel Washington) and the Fearless Jonesseries, 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 Magazineand 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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