Jeff Mannix

Strange, new mystery requires a strong stomach

The Doll Maker by Richard Montanari is nearly 500 pages long, published by Mulholland Books, a division of prestigious Little Brown and Co., and was released in cloth cover last April. This is what came out of the package I received a couple of months ago.

I had never read anything by Montanari, never even heard of him, although the page...

Jeff Mannix is a freelance journalist and the author of a number of published books. Reach him at

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