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A Few Last Words: A Parable and a Prophecy

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In a field that has much of its background in traditional sf & much in common with the work of such contemporary writers as Slavomir Mrozek, Kurt Vonnegut & Boris Vian, A Few Last Words is in turn surreal, comic, moving--or filled with the excitement of pure adventure. Sallis writes about the intimate textures of life on worlds vastly different from our own & o ...more
Hardcover, 226 pages
Published 1970 by Macmillan Company (NYC)

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Erik Graff
Jan 23, 2012 Erik Graff rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Sallis fans
Recommended to Erik by: no one
Shelves: sf
Purchased at a used book store, read quickly and noted on its bibliographical card as "mediocre sf shorts".
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James Sallis (born 21 December 1944 in Helena, Arkansas) is an American crime writer, poet and musician, best known for his series of novels featuring the character Lew Griffin and set in New Orleans, and for his 2005 novel Drive, which was adapted into a 2011 film of the same name.
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