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Sacred Locomotive Flies

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"If you have any interest at all in satire, science fiction's new wave, the '60s, pop music, comic books, or the picaresque tradition of literature, this book is for you...32 years after its composition, this roaring tiger of a book still has the capacity to shock, amuse, enlighten, and provoke, more so than many a "bold, experimental novel" published just yesterday to ...more
Paperback, 172 pages
Published March 10th 2003 by Cosmos Books
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Nov 24, 2010 zxvasdf rated it really liked it
Why is there almost never a real summary of the story, only a blurb expounding its merits?! Probably because Sacred Locomotive Flies was written in a bold, new way, exciting in the year it was published.

It is 1985. Freddy Fong Fine hijacks a plane with a deadly plastic gun and kidnaps a World War I veteran pilot, the naked hostess Pat Plaf, and the psychedelic band Sacred Locomotive. He has them play his favorite songs while he canoodles with Pat Plaf, filling the cabin with wholesomely trippy
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Richard Allen "Dick" Lupoff (born February 21, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American science fiction and mystery author, who has also written humor, satire, non-fiction and reviews. In addition to his two dozen novels and more than 40 short stories, he has also edited science-fantasy anthologies. He is an expert on the writing of Edgar Rice Burroughs and has an equally strong interest in H. ...more
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