Black Teeth by Zane Lovitt

Reviewed by
August 2016, no. 383
Dean Biron reviews 'Black Teeth' by Zane Lovitt

Black Teeth

by Zane Lovitt

Text Publishing $29.99 pb, 361 pp, 9781925355147

Black Teeth by Zane Lovitt

Reviewed by
August 2016, no. 383

Like James M. Cain's 1943 novella Double Indemnity – better known from Billy Wilder's influential film version of the following year – Black Teeth begins with a dubious-sounding insurance deal. The prologue also features a thickly overgrown Melbourne garden, which provides a better metaphor for the tangled, sometimes stifling narrative that follows.

Dean Biron reviews 'Black Teeth' by Zane Lovitt

Black Teeth

by Zane Lovitt

Text Publishing $29.99 pb, 361 pp, 9781925355147

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