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  - Sativa - LibraryThing

one of the more focused stories i've read of brautigan's. it's sort of hard to really pinpoint a main plot in brautigan's work. it's so 'out there' it's an exercise just to experience it at times ... Read full review

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User Review  - iatethecloudsforyou - LibraryThing

been a while since i read this...im surprised by so many people disliking brautigan. ive checked out several of the libraries and sent them hate notes. best detective novel ever. 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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