A Love Story
A Harper Perennial Paperback Original
The darkly twisted story of two people’s descent into sex, obsession, and mutual destruction from
underground favorite Mark SaFranko
"SaFranko’s prose is precise, flawless, and the work of a man who truly loves and understands great
Harper Perennial writing. To be a fan of Mark SaFranko is to...
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USCOM Max Zajack's life is in a rut, filled with cheap rooms, dead end jobs and suicidal fantasies.
20,000 Then he meets the alluring and mysterious Olivia Aphrodite. Max and Olivia dive headfirst into
a powerful relationship fueled by insatiable desire for eachother, both physically and
On Sale:11/16/2010 mentally. But Olivia has a dark side - one that is exasberated by the need to make ends
meet. Olivia's erratic behavior and secretive nature cause Max to become more and more
FICTION obsessive and soon their relationship becomes toxic and they plunge into a downward spiral
pb 9780061979194 of mutual destruction.
$13.99 ($17.99 CAN)
288 pages; 5 5/16 x 8
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Mark SaFranko is an American author, playwright, artist, and musician. He was cited in Best
American Mystery Stories 2000 and has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes. He is the author of
four published novels: Hating Olivia, Lounge Lizard, Hopler’s Statement, and The Favor,and has written
dozens more. He lives with his wife and son in New Jersey.
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