The Feral Detective
The Feral Detective A Novel By Lethem, Jonathan Book - 2018 | First edition.

A lot of folks (myself included) are going to want to compare "The Feral Detective" to "Motherless Brooklyn," because of the hype created around Lethem's return to the mystery genre. And that's unfortunate, because "Feral" is good, but located within a wildly different America than of "Motherless." Where "Motherless" reflects the manic exuberance and idealism of the late 90s tech bubble, "Feral" exists in those shell-shocked moments between Trump's election night upset and the “American Carnage” of his presidential inauguration. In other words, "Feral" ain't a joy ride, but fans of Lethem will not be disappointed.

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