Krakow Melt: A Novel
by Daniel Allen Cox
Arsenal Pulp Press. 151 pages, $15.95
ANXIETY, celebration and lust collide in Daniel Allen Cox’s second novel, Krakow Melt, an ode to youthful curiosity and sex drive. Here, Cox’s protagonist, Radek, explores his fascination with fire by creating replicas of some of history’s greatest incendiary moments, among them London in 1666 and San Francisco in 1906. He soon finds a partner in pyromaniac obsession in Dorota, a literature student. They also have the hots for one another.