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Ellison, Harlan

Editorial: Armchair Detective Library, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1991
ISBN 10: 0922890560 / ISBN 13: 9780922890569
Usado / Hard Cover / Cantidad: 1
Librería: MURDER BY THE BOOK (Warwick, RI, Estados Unidos de America)
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Editorial: Armchair Detective Library, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1991

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition

Tipo de libro: Limited / Lettered Edition


1st ed. As new, unread copy. Fine in fine slipcase. Issued without dust jacket and with picture of Ellison affixed to the front cover New introduction by Ellison. LIMITED EDITION, comprising of 126 copies, THIS BEING ONE OF 26 LETTERED COPIES [COPY "F"] and SIGNED BY ELLISON. This suspense novel set in the early days of rock-and-roll was first published as a paperback original in 1961 under the title ROCKABILLY. SPIDER KISS, Ellison's preferred title, was restored for later paperback editions. Published in hardcover for the first time by The Armchair Detective Library in 1991. N° de ref. de la librería 017965

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Sinopsis: If you thought the only thing Ellison writes is speculative fiction, craziness about giant cockroaches that attack Detroit or invaders from space who look like pink eggplant and smell like chicken soup, this dynamite novel of the emergent days of rock and roll will turn you around at least three times. No spaceships, no robots, just a nice kid from Louisville with a voice like an angel and an invisible monkey named Success riding him straight to hell... The gritty rockabilly novel that drops the word on Stag Preston in the legendary, formative years of rock & roll, Spider Kiss will suck your socks off. This electrifying novel of the early days of rock & roll takes no prisoners as it runs an eye over the nice kid from Louisville with a voice straight outta heaven...and the demon Success on his back...and follows him down, down, down into a velvet-lined hell where nobody's grass is greener. According to premier rock critic Greil Marcus of Rolling Stone, this is the best rock novel ever written! (A copy of the first edition in mint condition holds a place of honor in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.) "Harlan Ellison is the dark prince of American letters, cutting through our corrupted midnight fog with a switchblade prose. He simply must be read." --Pete Hamill "Ellison writes with sensitivity as well as guts--a rare combination." --Leslie Charteris, creator of The Saint

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