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The Ticking Heart

(2019)
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One cold winter night, Charlie shares a cab with a stranger in a purple hat. As they talk, a cloud of purple smoke overwhelms him and he wakes up to find himself behind the only desk in the Epiphany Detective Agency. Charlie, as it turns out, is trapped in Metaphoria, an otherworldly place that reality has forgotten, a place where everything means something else. His first client is Shirley Miller, who insists on hiring Charlie to find her husband's missing heart. In fact, she's so insistent that she replaces Charlie's heart with a bomb. He has twenty-four hours to find Twiggy Miller's heart -- and its meaning -- or his own will explode.

Tender and brutal, optimistic and despairing, this modern fable by the author of the cult hit All My Friends Are Superheroes takes a fresh look at what it means to fall into, and out of, love.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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September 2019 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Ticking Heart
Author(s): Andrew Kaufman
ISBN: 1-55245-389-8 / 978-1-55245-389-6 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Coach House Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


June 2019 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Ticking Heart
Author(s): Andrew Kaufman
ISBN: 1-55245-383-9 / 978-1-55245-383-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Coach House Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU