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Cities of the red night

Author: William S Burroughs
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Clem Snide, a private detective, has to solve a case of ritual murder. In the Gobi Desert 100,000 years ago, a red virus has erupted. And in the 18th century, gay pirates have set up their own republics in South America and are at war with the conquistadors. All three stories are merged at the end in a giant trans-time, trans-space battle.
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Genre/Form: Alternative histories (Fiction)
Fantasy fiction
Science fiction
Alternative histories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997.
Cities of the red night.
New York, N.Y. : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, ©1981
(OCoLC)707079261
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William S Burroughs
ISBN: 0030539765 9780030539763 0030589983 9780030589980
OCLC Number: 6196433
Description: xviii, 332 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by William S. Burroughs.

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Clem Snide, a private detective, has to solve a case of ritual murder. In the Gobi Desert 100,000 years ago, a red virus has erupted. And in the 18th century, gay pirates have set up their own republics in South America and are at war with the conquistadors. All three stories are merged at the end in a giant trans-time, trans-space battle.

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