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- DescriptionPsychoanalysts make the best detectives! When it comes to divining motives, deciphering ambiguous prouncements, detecting delusions, and foiling the tricks memory plays, famed French analyst Jacques Lacan - turned self-proclaimed retired Inspector Quesjac Canal - is second to ne (apologies to Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot, Edgar Allen Poe's Dupin, and Umberto Eco's William of Baskerville).Reluctantly drawn into helping hapless New York City police detectives with crimes reported by luminaries like Rolland Saalem, music director of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, and involving prominent personages like Tobias Trickler, Mayor of New York City, and Sandra Errand, Vice-President for North American sales at YVEH Distributors of Spirits, Canal solves cases that are anything but what they appear to be and mends tears of the heart and soul at the same time.
- Author BiographyBruce Fink is a practising Lacanian psychoanalyst and analytic supervisor who trained in France with the psychoanalytic institute that Jacques Lacan created shortly before his death, the Ecole de la Cause freudienne in Paris. He has translated several of Lacan's works into English, including 'Ecrits: The First Complete Edition' and 'Seminar XX: Encore', and is the author of numerous books on Lacan, including 'The Lacanian Subject, A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis', 'Lacan to the Letter', 'Fundamentals of Psychoanalytic Technique', and most recently 'Against Understanding'.
- Author(s)Bruce Fink
- PublisherKarnac Books
- Date of Publication01/12/2011
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Series TitleThe Karnac Library
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintKarnac Books
- Weight386 g
- Width147 mm
- Height230 mm
- Spine18 mm
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