Melody Jones

By: Galloway, David

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[mild edgewear]. Trade PB "Strippers and Go-Go girls warm up the audience and straights and gays find Melody's bar a good place to pass an hour or make a pick-up. And then Melody Jones himself, his shrivelled arm partly disguised in a sequined tuxedo, brings real artistry to his songs and is often compared to Barbara Streisand by his fans. It is through their eyes and those of the barman, the pianist and other members of staff and clientele, that the romance and passion of Melody and a young married man is observed and followed to its inevitable climax. Melody's own sequined world of small town glamor emerges from his thoughts, fantasies and conversations and it is through his fantasy that he risks his destruction." The author's first novel, originally published in 1976; a stage adaptation was presented in Los Angeles, circa 2000.

Title: Melody Jones

Author: Galloway, David

Categories: Fiction: Gay/Lesbian,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: London/New York, John Calder Ltd/Riverrun Pr.: 1980

ISBN Number: 0-7145-3733-0

ISBN Number 13: 9780714537337

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 3785

Keywords: Transvestites Female Impersonator First Novel