Graveyard for Lunatics : Another Tale of Two Cities. First Edition in dustjacket.


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BRADBURY, Ray. A Graveyard for Lunatics : Another Tale of Two Cities. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. First US Printing. Pp. (12),[3]-285,(9). 8vo, navy blue cloth with peach paper covered boards, silver initials to front board, silver lettering and copper decoration to spine. "Hollywood in the 1950s is transformed into a world of wonder by the classic Bradbury magic: wildly eccentric characters, eerie suspense, and nostalgic feeling brilliantlytranslated into story. The excited narrator has just been hired as a sci-f i film writer at one of the great studios. An anonymous invitation leads him to a graveyard separated from the studio by a single wall -- and to the discovery of a body frozen in time and poised to climb from the city of the dead to the city of light. A bizarre mystery unfolds through a series of curious encounters with a monocled director, with an actor who has played therole of Jesus for twenty-five years, with philistine studio heads, with fa natical autograph hounds, phantoms of the sound stages, and a genius of thebedazzling world of special effects. As the narrator plunges along a trail of fantastic clues, as the novel moves toward its wonderfully cinematic cl imax, Ray Bradbury hauntingly evokes a lost time when a younf man could compose a life for himself from the glittering promises of his favorite movies." - from the dustjacket. Light spotting to top edge, slight spine roll, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

Title: Graveyard for Lunatics : Another Tale of Two Cities. First Edition in dustjacket.

Author Name: BRADBURY, Ray.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1990, ISBN:0394578775:

Seller ID: 106775