Bukowski's final novel is a slightly surreal pastiche of the classic Mickey Spillane, Chandleresque private dick novel. Nick Belane, is a lonely, middle-aged, egotistical, alcoholic private detective who is badly in need of some lucrative work, but what he gets is a series of increasingly strange assignments from a bizarre collection of clients. He is asked to track down the long-dead French classical author Celine and an elusive red sparrow. He encounters aliens, heavies and even lady Death herself along the way. All the ...

Pulp 2004, Virgin Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781852272005

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Pulp 2002, Ecco Press

ISBN-13: 9780876859261

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Pulp 2002, Black Sparrow Press

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Pulp 1997, Anagrama

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Pulp 1994, HarperCollins Publishers

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