The Skin Palace by Jack O'Connell

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A young filmmaker with mafia connections and an inquisitive photographer find themselves drawn into an adventure in the seedy underworld of a decaying New England town, the black heart of which resides in a lavish porn theater.

About Jack O'Connell

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Jack O'Connell is the author of several acclaimed novels. O'Connell has been described as a cyberpunk Dashiell Hammett. His dark, noir-ish crime stories are dragging the crime genre into new realms. He lives in Wooster, Massachusetts, with his wife and two children.
Published February 1, 1996 by Mysterious Pr. 403 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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While he's busy snuggling up to FUD, Perry's live-in mate Sylvia, on the trail of a rare used camera, stumbles onto a strip of priceless photographs taken by legendary Terrence Propp, whose acolytes include an essayist running a cafÇ while he awaits the return of the Master and a blind adult book...

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O'Connell (Wireless) has drawn a growing crew of captivated readers into the dark, disturbingly hilarious fictional New England city of Quinsigamond on three breathtaking excursions.

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