The Narcrosis Syndrome

The Narcrosis Syndrome Attempting to recapture the arrival and departure of his ex lover to decipher her meaning in his life wayward husband Van Dressler sets off on an obsessional journey through a labyrinth of memories

  • Title: The Narcrosis Syndrome
  • Author: Nathan Markham
  • ISBN: 9781921206856
  • Page: 418
  • Format: Paperback
  • Attempting to recapture the arrival and departure of his ex lover, to decipher her meaning in his life, wayward husband Van Dressler sets off on an obsessional journey through a labyrinth of memories and dreams, traversing nightscapes and cityscapes, from the lot of a rundown hotel to the impeccable bathroom of his marital home and back again.

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      Published :2019-09-24T09:04:53+00:00

    About " Nathan Markham "

  • Nathan Markham

    Nathan Markham was born in Perth, Western Australia in 1977 He received a degree in English Literature from Edith Cowan University in 2003.He was short listed for the Australian Vogel award in 2009.

  • 531 Comments

  • A great first book from an Australian writer.The Narcrosis Syndrome tells the tale of a middle aged married man named Van Dressler, who is unhappy with his life and suffers insomnia and seeks the company of a prostitute, Crystal Song.The reader follows these two characters into dingey motels and dark underpasses where they meet to have sex. There is no likability in these two characters. The reader is merely an voyeur and along for the ride. As I read this book, I felt no compassion or sympathy [...]


  • This dark psychological thriller is brilliantly written, although it has some graphic sex scenes and some violence that may put off some readers. The graphic nature of the book is totally justified though, because it explores the mind of an obsessive man going insane, constantly obsessing about and reliving some pretty dark encounters with a younger woman who is emotionally damaged and damaging. I think it captures perfectly the obsessive frame of mind people get into when a relationship turns s [...]


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