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CALLAGHAN, Barry. The Black Queen Stories. (Toronto) : Lester & Orpen Dennys, (1982). Pp. (10),1-165,(1). 8vo, tan cloth, gilt lettering to spine. International Fiction List No.9. "Here are fourteen tales about people -- the sensual, ambiguous relationship of people to each other and the world they live in; resonant tales about men and women reaching out to each other in their loneliness -- like Poodles John who owns a small clothing store, and drives a big white car with old-fashioned fin-tail fenders; Crow Jane, the after-hours-club blues singer; or Slaverne Tuttle whose passionate affair with Charlie, the long-distance bus driver, comes to a startling, unexpected conclusion." - from the dj. Includes the following stories: "The Muscle", "Crow Jane's Blues", "A Terrible Discontent", "Anybody Home?", "Spring Water", "The Cohen in Cowan", "The Black Queen", "Dark Laughter", "Poodles John", "All the Lonely People", "Prowlers", "A Drawn Blind", "And So to Bed", and "Silent Music". Very good in lightly verso-spotted dustjacket. Signed andwarmly inscribed by Callaghan on the title page, to Canadian author H.R. P ercy. 35.00
Title: Black Queen Stories. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.
Publisher: Lester & Orpen Dennys, Toronto, 1982, ISBN:0919630243:
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