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Joshua Cohen

  • Cut Throat Dog by Joshua Sobol, translated by Dalya Bilu
    Melville House, 270 pp, £10.99, November 2010, ISBN 978 1 935554 21 9

Worst. Movie. Ever. A woman visits a private detective and asks him to find her lost virginity. Or, let’s say, a time bomb has been planted in Midtown New York; our hero has to defuse it, but in his search discovers that the bomb is merely a metaphor symbolising his own fuming self. In the final scene, he jumps into the Hudson and drowns; the city is saved.

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