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Cities of the red night

Author: William S Burroughs
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Picador, 2001, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Picador USA 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: Satire
Science fiction
Alternative histories (Fiction)
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William S Burroughs
ISBN: 0312278462 : 9780312278465
OCLC Number: 46887518
Notes: "First published in the United States by Holt, Rinehart and Winston"--T.p. verso.
Description: xviii, 332 p. ; 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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