The Contortionist's Handbook

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Harper Perennial, 2006 - False personation - 199 pages
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Following a near fatal overdose of painkillers, Daniel Fletcher is resuscitated in a Los Angeles trauma centre and detained for psychiatric evaluation. However, what the psychiatrist doesn't know is that 'Daniel Fletcher' is actually John Dolan Vincent, a young forger who continually reinvents himself to evade capture.

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I read a recommendation for this from a website based on a search for postmodern crime fiction, specifically the notion of the fractured self. The protagonist (and narrator) in this novel is written ... Read full review

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When I was first recommended this book, I had no idea what to expect. For whatever reason, I was mainly going by the cover art and relying on that to tell me what this book was mainly about. A ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Craig Clevenger was born in Dallas, Texas and raised in Southern California, where he studied English at California State University, Long Beach. He has travelled extensively and lived in Dublin and London. He now lives in California where he is at work on his second novel, Dermaphoria.

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