Author:Galloway, David


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Melody Jones

By: Galloway, David

Price: $10.00

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 3785

ISBN: 0-7145-3733-0

Condition: Near Fine

[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 sma... View more info

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Lamaar Ransom, Private Eye

By: Galloway, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London/Dallas, John Calder/Riverrun Press: 1979

Edition: 1st (unstated)

Seller ID: 15883

ISBN: 0-7145-3686-5

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj

[a very nice copy, tight and clean with no discernible wear; jacket shows just a tiny bit of surface wear]. Chandler-esque detective yarn with a gender-twist: the title character is a lesbian, who "runs her detective agency -- an agency with a difference -- from a run-down office in the Cahuenga Building of Los Angeles, keeping the wolf from the door with $25 expenses and a sharp line in wisecracks." According to the jacket blurb, the book "has more tantalising false leads than 'The Big Sleep,' a more involved plot than 'Farewell My Lovely,' and a private eye with more wit and wit... View more info