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The Hawkline Monster: A Gothic Western - Richard Brautigan
The Hawkline Monster: A Gothic Western
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The time is 1902, the setting eastern Oregon. Magic Child, a fifteen-year-old Indian girl, wanders into the wrong whorehouse looking for the right men to kill the monster that lives in the ice caves under the basement of Miss Hawkline's yellow house. What follows is a series of wild, witty, and... show more
The time is 1902, the setting eastern Oregon. Magic Child, a fifteen-year-old Indian girl, wanders into the wrong whorehouse looking for the right men to kill the monster that lives in the ice caves under the basement of Miss Hawkline's yellow house. What follows is a series of wild, witty, and bizarre encounters. The book was originally published in 1974.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780671221560 (0671221566)
Publisher: Touchstone
Pages no: 216
Edition language: English
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thync1
thync1 rated it
5.0 The Hawkline Monster
Brautigan indolently saunters his way through this wonderfully playful novella like a mischievous puck. Love this:The voyage from San Francisco to Hawaii had been the most terrifying experience Greer and Cameron had ever gone through, even more terrible than the time they shot a deputy sheriff in Id...
modusa
modusa rated it
5.0 Hawkline Monster
a phenomenal book i keep carrying around with me and dipping into over and over again. i read it twice the first time i read it which is always the hallmark of my great favourites.the simple story really sort of sketches in a lovely series of scenes that play out in a matter of fact way that always ...
Dantastic Book Reviews
Dantastic Book Reviews rated it
3.0
I grabbed this one because it said Gothic Western on the cover. It was a really odd one. The writing is simplistic but has a bit of a hypnotic quality. I'll read more Brautigan if I happen across them.
Ceridwen
Ceridwen rated it
This may be insane, but this book gave me nightmares. This is entirely out of scale with the tone of this thing, which is one of those 70s cheeky monkey deals about genre and whatnot. But. I have some serious issues with threats to autonomy, the kind one can find in Through the Looking Glass and sim...
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