This is the story of an unlikely duo Benjamin Seymour, a failed pornographer, and Finn, a ten-year-old girl genius who has run away from home. Over the course of one day sometimes separately and sometimes together they wander the city looking for some semblance of belonging. There, the novel grows to include a diverse cast of characters and themes that support the inward journey of each. The narration veers into an array of literary forms to best reflect the heartbreaking quest of its main characters. Each new chapter comes as a surprise, as Conn employs such storytelling methods as the newsreel, Q and A, stream of consciousness, and screenplay to propel this raunchy and romantic debut tale.Nerve.comImpossible to resist … raunchy and romantic … Conn's tale is wildly inventive, his prose -- an amalgam of literary forms artfully conbined -- guarantees an erudite following.
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Like a dirtier, cooler Tom Wolfe.