PositiveForeword ReviewsTogether, the trio’s words have a lulling affect, complementing the gradual reveal of people’s true natures ... The book includes queasy descriptions of altercations between Mercuro and his past lovers. Such details are appalling and intimate, demanding introspection on the role of blame within mercurial relationships. And as people’s past and present wanton deeds come to the fore, human obsessions with body and pride complicate the book’s questions around sex and abuse ... In the psychological thriller Carnality, a writer confronts terrifying questions about gender and violence.