Synopses & Reviews
Set in four different cities throughout the continent, The Tattoo Hunter is a novel about curiosity and seduction. Its main character, a nameless Mexican professor who teaches in San Francisco, falls victim of his sexual desires and lays in bed waiting for an uncertain death as he remembers his relationships with four different women. Written in a powerful poetic style, this novel was first published in its original Spanish version in Mexico City to rave reviews. Its elegant prose and provocative atmosphere invite the reader to immerse himself in a world of velvet, Goth women, and red wine, as he follows the steps of this unique hunter.
From the date of its original publication in Spanish, The Tattoo Hunter established itself as a new classic of the city by the Bay Now in translation, this neo-noir novel is finally available to the English language reader.
The Tattoo Hunter is a powerful account of the dark side of sexuality and its effects on the human consciousness. Written in an enticing poetic style, this story of curiosity and seduction takes us from the very origins of the Cretan labyrinth to the labyrinth drawn on the soft skin of its most intriguing character, the Countess, in a desperate hunt for meaning. The elegant prose and provocative atmosphere immerse us in a world of velvet, Goth women, and red wine spilled on naked bodies, as we follow the steps of this unique, intellectual hunter.