O'Connell, Jack Word Made Flesh

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Word Made Flesh

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"In the beginning was the Word ..."

Jack O'Connell, award-winning author of Box Nine, Wireless, and The Skin Palace, returns with Word Made Flesha magnificent mix of crime fiction, philosophy, and futuristic satire. Rich in atmosphere, language, and imagination, this is a beautifully written, stunningly original novel that James Ellroy calls "a tour de force."

In Quinsigamond, a worn-out New England factory town, a soulless cabal has come to rule the streets. Gilrein knows this dark world, and experienced its treacheries firsthand when his wife, a fellow police officer, was supposedly killed in the line of duty. Now Gilrein has exchanged his badge for the wheel of a Checker cab, yet he still cannot let go of the past or the long-buried instincts he honed on the beat.When he discovers startling and dangerous evidence concerning his wife's death, he begins an investigation that will plumb the depths of a macabre conspiracy and pit him against a force more sinister than any he's encountered before.

Gilrein has only an eccentric grab bag of alleged allies, including a refugee from an Eastern European country who is haunted by memories of a terrible day there; the aloof Inspector with his uncanny ability to make criminals talk; and Gilrein's ex-lover, a young academic obsessed with a century-old murder.

Unforgettably powerful and provocative, Word Made Flesh humorously yet profoundly probes the essence of memory, evil, obsession, and love. Brilliantly executed and lyrically told, this masterful work indisputably ranks Jack O'Connell among the first names in literary suspense.

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About the Author:

Jack O'Connell is the critically acclaimed author of Box Nine, The Resurrectionist, The Skin Palace, and Wireless. He lives in Massachusetts.

About the Author:

Jack O'Connell is the author of The Skin Palace, Wireless, and Box Nine. He lives in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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