Jack O'Connell is the author of five critically acclaimed novels, which have earned him something of a cult status. He won the Mysterious Press Discovery Contest for the Best First Crime Novel for Box Nine, which launched his career. This and his other novels Wireless, The Skin Palace, Word Made Flesh and The Resurrectionist are all published by No Exit Press.
One of the best novels about film I have come across, a tortuous
and tortured tale about Quinsigamond's surviving cinema -- Maxim
Jakubowski * Guardian *
Mesmerizing...light-years away from your garden-variety thriller. The Skin Palace may remind you of Blade Runner or the novels of William Gibson, but O'Connell has his own dazzling tale to tell...Wickedly clever * Seattle Times *
It's a measure of O'Connell's immense talent that, while creating his absolutely original and hyperbolic world, he also paints a striking vision of the haunting ways in which life and art mirror each other * Publishers Weekly *
the sheer chutzpah of his enterprise sweeps you in -- Michael Carlson * Crime Time *
as original and microscopically etched as a thumbprint * Kirkus Reviews *