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 girlfriend in the throes of ecstasy with another man something profound happens to him. The middle-aged translator finds himself prey to thoughts of murder and libido, as he begins a dark sexual odyssey in search of retribution and gratification that takes him to the erotic heart of New York City.

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User Review  - sixster - Borders

I was surprised when I saw this book on the clearance table and being a Walter Mosley fan I bought it. Expecting a crime novel, I was surprised when this book turned out to be his attempt at erotica ... Read full review


User Review  - Nicolejyc - Borders

This book was better than I expected... a real page-turner!!! It had so many unexpected elements that made it very fun to read - especially if you like erotica! N. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Walter Mosley was born in Los Angeles, California on January 12, 1952. He graduated from Johnson State College in Vermont. His first book, Devil in a Blue Dress, was published in 1990, won a John Creasy Award for best first novel, and was made into a motion picture starring Denzel Washington in 1995. He is the author of the Easy Rawlins Mystery series, the Leonid McGill Mystery series, and the Fearless Jones series. His other works include Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned, 47, Last Days of Ptolemy Grey, and Twelve Steps toward Political Revelation. He has received numerous awards, including an O. Henry Award, the Carl Brandon Society Parallax Award, and PEN America's Lifetime Achievement Award.

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