Dreaming of Babylon: a private eye novel, 1942

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Delacorte Press/S. Lawrence, 1977 - Fiction - 220 pages
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It is early 1942. You are in San Francisco, and you need a private eye. Sam Spade is rumored to be in Istanbul. Philip Marlowe is up at Little Fawn Lake investigating the disappearance of Mrs. Derace Kingsley. Lew Archer is in the army. Who's left? Nobody but C. Card. You haven't heard of C. Card? That's all right. Nobody has. When you hire C. Card, you have scraped the bottom of the private eye barrel. But you won't be bored.

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User Review  - Darkestar - Goodreads

1st material i've read from Richard Brautigan... i see he and his works are very popular although overally i didn't enjoy this one like many of you did. i think the main character (adult Holden ... Read full review

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User Review  - Eric T. Voigt - Goodreads

By the nape of its neck escaped getting a three star rating because all of the faithfulness to the noir standards of constantly summing up the situation and reliance on gaggy references to typical ... Read full review


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Richard Brautigan " (1935?1984) was a god of the counterculture and the author of ten novels, nine volumes of poetry, and a collection of short stories.

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