Year of publication: 2018
Sequence of author: Eight worlds(№1)
Keywords: Action & Adventure Alien Contact Fiction Science Fiction Space Opera
Detective science fiction
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John Varley Irontown Blues BOOKS BY JOHN VARLEY The Ophiuchi Hotline The Persistence of Vision Picnic on Nearside (formerly titled The Barbie Murders) Millennium Blue Champagne Steel Beach The Golden Globe Red Thunder Mammoth Red Lightning Rolling Thunder Slow Apocalypse Dark Lightning Irontown Blues THE GAEAN TRILOGY Titan Wizard Demon The John Varley Reader: Thirty Years of Short Fiction One The dame blew into my office like a warm breeze off the Pacific. In other circumstances I’d have loved to invite her to do the jitterbug all night long at the Santa Monica Pier to the swinging clarinet of Artie Shaw and the Gramercy Five. Too bad about the para-leprosy. She was dressed in retro noir fashion. Her face was a vague outline behind a heavy veil hanging from a hat that had what looked like a peacock on it. Not just the feathers, the whole peacock. Her blouse had frills at...