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American Narcissus
American Narcissus

American Narcissus

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FICTION

280 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB

Trade Paper, $19.99 (US $19.99) (CA $26.99)

Publication Date: May 2024

ISBN 9781639511402

Rights: WOR

Dead Sky Publishing (May 2024)

eBook

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Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: May 2024
 

Overview

The American dream is dead, and Los Angeles is burning. Stoned and porn-addicted surfer Baxter Kent is terrified of women and anxious to make things work with a sex robot. Acid junkie Arden Coover has a useless philosophy degree and a doomed relationship he believes might save him. His younger sister Tess is considering, or resisting, a convenient but loveless marriage to a wealthy, narcissistic novelist. Ryland Richter, an alcoholic insurance executive with too much money and too few scruples, is seeking toxic solace in the arms of a dangerously unhinged subordinate. As wildfires rage, this lost and hopeless cast makes their way through the embers of Los Angeles and beyond in a desperate search for meaning and connection in a world without a future. Chandler Morrison’s latest satire explores our search for love in all the wrong places, and what happens when we think we find it.

Reviews

“No blurb will be able to fully convey how great this book is. Chandler Morrison’s voice is unique, stylish and powerful. Required reading for fans of Brett Easton Ellis, Tom Piccirilli or Chuck Palahniuk.” —Brian Keene, Author of Ghoul

“#thighgap is a story of abyssal redemption. A frozen palace of beautiful and broken people. It’s brutal and tragically sexy and doesn’t shy away from any of its dark interiors.” —Autumn Christian, Author of Girl Like a Bomb

"When I wasn’t reading this book, I wanted to be. I need stories like this from Morrison until the end of time." —Sadie Hartmann, author of 101 Horror Books to Read Before You’re Murdered

Author Biography

Chandler Morrison is the author of seven previous books, including #thighgap and Dead Inside. His short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and literary journals. He lives in Los Angeles.