The Antiquarian

The Antiquarian Author Gustavo Faverón Patriau
ISBN-10 0802121608
ISBN-13 9780802121608
Year 2014-06-03
Pages 240
Language English
Publisher Grove Press, Black Cat
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A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Best Book of the Summer Los Angeles Times and Publishers WeeklyAn Amazon Best Book of the Month Mystery Thriller Suspense Three years have passed since Gustavo a renowned psycholinguist last spoke to his closest friend Daniel who has been interned in a psychiatric ward for murdering his fiance When Daniel unexpectedly calls to confess the truth behind the crime Gustavos long buried fraternal loyalty resurfaces and draws him into the center of a quixotic investigation While Daniel reveals his unsettling story using fragments of fables novels and historical allusions Gustavo begins to retrace the past for clues from their early college days exploring dust filled libraries and exotic brothels to Daniels intimate attachment to his sickly younger sister and his dealings as a book collector As the circumstances grow increasingly intricate Gustavo is forced to deduce an sinister series of events from allegories that are more real than police reports and metaphors more revealing than evidence With sumptuous prose and haunting imagery Favern Patriau has crafted an unforgettable labyrinthine tale of murder madness and passion that is as entertaining as it is erudite and dark as it is illuminating

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