Title: The Rainbow Stories
Publication Date: 1989
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition.
0689119615 This hardcover book is square and tight. The boards and spine have no wear with pristine gilt. The pages and endpages are clean, with no markings or folds. The dustjacket is As New. Original Price is intact. Not ex-lib. No remainder mark. Bookseller Inventory # 002378
Synopsis: From a writer who has won comparison with Thomas Pynchon and William S. Burroughs comes thirteen unnerving and often breathtaking stories populated by punks and angels, skinheads and religious assassins, streetwalkers and fetishists--people who live outside the law and and the clear light of the every day. Set in landscapes as diverse as ancient Babylon, India, and the seamy underbelly of San Francisco, these daring and innovative tales are laced with Vollman's fertile imagination. The Rainbow Stories ushers us into a world that bears an awful yet hypnotic resemblance to that of our deepest nightmares, confirming Vollman's reputation as a dark visionary of contemporary fiction.
Product Description: The author assembles a crowd of losers, loners, lovers, deviants and criminals, all of them trapped by thought barriers which they have erected themselves, here made distinct by the ruling colours of the rainbow. The author also wrote "the Ice-Skirt" and "You Bright and Risen Angles".
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