cover image Cannibal in Manhattan

Cannibal in Manhattan

Tama Janowitz. Washington Square Press, $7.95 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-671-66598-2

A South Seas purple-skinned cannibal wanders the streets of New York and satirizes the natives in this ``tiresome and self-conscious'' novel. The author of Slaves of New York offers here ``a less successful effort but an equally sardonic view of the wormy Big Apple,'' commented PW. (July)