Leper Tango by David MacKinnon
(Essential Prose Series)

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Franck Robinson, forty-something, chaser of skirts, usually the low-end sidewalk variety, combs the streets of Paris in search of Sheba, whom he imagines to be the ultimate Parisian whore. Franck drifts from bordello to bar, and ultimately finds himself trapped by his own demons of alcohol and a fatal attraction. With this hilarious novel, the Canadian MacKinnon showcases a talent for the absurd and a mastery of language reminiscent of Henry Miller.
 

About David MacKinnon

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A lawyer by training, David MacKinnon has worked in oilfields and morgues, lumberyards and even in the courtroom. He has brawled in Alberta and been kicked out of the Seychelles. He has authored eight novels, the latest being The Eel, the tale of a man who sets out to bring the ashes of writer Blaise Cendrars to the Sargasso Sea..
 
Published January 1, 2012 by Guernica. 300 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Jumping back and forth in time within the last decade of the 20th century and geography --- from Montreal to Paris and stops in between --- reading LEPER TANGO puts you in the mind of Henry Miller, Thomas Pynchon, or even a coherent William Burroughs.

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