Famine by Todd Komarnicki

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A detective finds the emaciated corpse of a young man, dead of starvation, in an upscale Manhattan neighborhood and tries to recover the young man's history, in a tale of emotional and physical longing by the author of Free. Tour.

About Todd Komarnicki

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Komarnicki is a novelist, playwright, screenwriter, and filmmaker.
Published January 6, 1997 by Arcade Publishing. 256 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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But wait: The police detective on the case--called Detective, to distinguish him from his jaundiced partner Rookie--seems just as weird as the dead man, whose corpse he feels obliged, even before the coroner arrives on the scene, to slit from sternum to navel, glossing this tableau with the delph...

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Bell, who might have stepped out of one of Paul Auster's metaphysical mysteries, is a similarly love-starved individual who discovers increasingly eerie parallels between Daniel's life and his own as he intensely pursues Daniel's ghostly wife, Emma, as a possible suspect.

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